Definition: 'Extrinsic Asthma'
extrinsic asthmaType: Term
1. bronchial asthma resulting from an allergic reaction to foreign substances, such as inhaled aeroallergens, pollens, dust mites, mold, animal dander, or ingested foods, beverages, or drugs.
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