- (病理學) 哮喘
- 1954，William Golding， Lord of the Flies:
- "He kind of spat," said Piggy. "My auntie wouldn't let me blow on account of my asthma. He said you blew from down here." Piggy laid a hand on his jutting abdomen.
- 2013年6月29日，“A punch in the gut”，出自 The Economist，卷號407，期號8842, 頁號72–3:
- Mostly, the microbiome is beneficial. It helps with digestion and enables people to extract a lot more calories from their food than would otherwise be possible. Research over the past few years, however, has implicated it in diseases from atherosclerosis to asthma to autism.