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Q13) Match the columns .. [ GUJ CET 2006 ]
Column I Column II
(a) Asthma (p) Recurring of bronchitis
(b) Emphysema (q) Accumulation of WBCs in alveoli
(c) Pneumonia (r) Allergy

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Asthma: A common lung disorder in which inflammation causes the bronchi to swell and narrow the airways, creating breathing difficulties that may range from mild to life-threatening. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. (a) – (r)
Emphysemais a condition in which the air sacs of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing breathlessness.Chronic( recurring) bronchitis often occurs with emphysema (b) – (p)
During a Pneumonia infection, the alveoli of one or both lungs fill up with pus or fluid. This increases the labor of breathing, and thus gaseous exchange cannot occur as it normally would.
Pus consists of a buildup of dead, white blood cells that form when the body's immune system responds to the infection. (c) – (q)


Answer : (a)