Definitions for "Airway obstruction"
Partial or complete blockage of the breathing tubes to the lungs. Obstruction of the airway can be due to different causes including foreign bodies such as coins, allergic reactions, infections, and injury.
A narrowing, clogging, or blocking of the passages that carry air to the lungs.
Narrowing, clogging, or blocking of the air passages. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency AT Deficiency) A protein deficiency that predisposes to the development of premature emphysema. Alveoli Tiny sac-like air spaces in the lung where carbon dioxide and oxygen are exchanged.