Definitions for "Bronchial asthma"
A form of asthma caused by hypersensitivity to an allergan. Camptothecin An antitumor alkaloid isolated from the stem wood of the Chinese tree, Camptotheca acuminata Decsne, which has been used as a prototype DNA topoisomerase I inhibitor. Degranulation The release of secretory granule contents by fusion with the plasma memebrane e.g., mast cell degranulation in the process of allergic reaction.
usually allergic reaction characterized by smooth muscle spasms in bronchi resulting in wheezing and difficult breathing
respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin