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2014-11-25 08:29:21

PORTLAND, Oregon, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global COPD and Asthma Devices Market - Size, Industry

2014-11-18 23:02:19

The Lung Institute to host free advocacy event in honor of World COPD Day 2014.

2014-11-17 12:27:28

New research in the international medical journal CHEST showed patients had reduced hospital stays, medical costs and returns to the hospital ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-03 12:27:36

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S.

2014-11-03 12:27:20

Clinicians asked to provide Spanish-language COPD materials to their patients GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov.

2014-10-28 12:31:07

Data Presented During Late Breaking Oral Session at CHEST 2014 AUSTIN, Texas, Oct.

2014-10-27 12:29:25

Data for the co-administration of Spiriva® HandiHaler® (tiotropium bromide inhalation powder) + Striverdi® Respimat® (olodaterol) Inhalation Spray presented at CHEST 2014 RIDGEFIELD,

2014-10-23 08:36:49

"Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take Control.


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2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.