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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·phy·se·ma /ˌɛm(p)fəˈzimə, ˈsi-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 em·phy·se·ma /ˌɛm(p)fəˈzɪmə, ˈsɪ-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·phy·se·ma n.  Med. A swelling produced by gas or air diffused in the cellular tissue.
 Emphysema of the lungs, Pulmonary emphysema Med., a common disease of the lungs in which the air cells are distended and their partition walls ruptured by an abnormal pressure of the air contained in them.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased
          respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic
          bronchitis or old age [syn: pulmonary emphysema]