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Encyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology

pp 51-51

Airway Hyperresponsiveness

Airway hyperresponsiveness is an exaggerated propensity for airways to narrow too easily in response to a wide variety of stimuli. Airway hyperresponsiveness leads to clinical symptoms of wheezing and dyspnea after exposure to allergens, environmental irritants, viral infections, cold air, or exercise.


GABAergic System

Bronchial Asthma

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