A serious heart/lung condition where a harmful disease develops, also medically known as bronchio-pulmonary dysphasia. (very much, seriously, his/her lungs, on it, something the matter)
Persistent inflammation, injury, and scarring of lung tissue that occurs as a result of underdevelopment of the preterm lung, as well as the treatments needed to support the immature lungs. (Also known as Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)).
covering both obstructive conditions, characterized by a slow rate of forced expiration, and restrictive disease characterized by a reduction in total lung capacity.