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bron·chi·tis

 (brŏng-kī′tĭs, brŏn-)
n.
Chronic or acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bronchial tubes.

bron·chit′ic (-kĭt′ĭk) adj.

bronchitis

(brɒŋˈkaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the bronchial tubes, characterized by coughing, difficulty in breathing, etc, caused by infection or irritation of the respiratory tract
bronchitic adj, n

bron•chi•tis

(brɒŋˈkaɪ tɪs)

n.
acute or chronic inflammation of the membrane lining of the bronchial tubes, caused by infection or inhalation of irritants.
[1812; < New Latin; see bronchus, -itis]
bron•chit′ic (-ˈkɪt ɪk) adj.

bron·chi·tis

(brŏng-kī′tĭs)
Inflammation of the bronchial tubes, often resulting from infection with a virus.

bronchitis

Inflammation of the bronchi (tubes leading from the trachea into the lungs). It can be either acute (a short-lived, sudden attack) or chronic (a long-term condition). Acute bronchitis is normally caused by a viral infection. The main cause of chronic bronchitis is tobacco smoking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bronchitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
bronchospasm - a spasm of the bronchi that makes exhalation difficult and noisy; associated with asthma and bronchitis
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
bronchiolitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
chronic bronchitis - a form of bronchitis characterized by excess production of sputum leading to a chronic cough and obstruction of air flow
Translations
التِهابٌ شُعَبي، نَزْلَةٌ صِدْرِيَّهالْتِهاب شُعَبِيّ
bronchitidazánět průdušek
bronkitis
keuhkoputkentulehdus
bronhitis
hörghurut
lungnakvef, berknakvef
気管支炎
기관지염
bronchitaslinkęs sirgti bronchitusergantis bronchitu
zápal priedušiek
bronkitluftrörskatarr
โรคหลอดลมอักเสบ
bệnh viêm phế quản

bronchitis

[brɒŋˈkaɪtɪs] Nbronquitis f

bronchitis

[brɒŋˈkaɪtɪs] nbronchite f
to have bronchitis → avoir une bronchite

bronchitis

nBronchitis f

bronchitis

[brɒŋˈkaɪtɪs] nbronchite f

bronchitis

(broŋˈkaitis) noun
inflammation of the air passages in the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. Wet weather makes his bronchitis worse.
bronˈchitic adjective

bronchitis

الْتِهاب شُعَبِيّ bronchitida bronkitis Bronchitis βρογχίτιδα bronquitis keuhkoputkentulehdus bronchite bronhitis bronchite 気管支炎 기관지염 bronchitis bronkitt zapalenie oskrzeli bronquite бронхит luftrörskatarr โรคหลอดลมอักเสบ bronşit bệnh viêm phế quản 支气管炎

bron·chi·tis

n. bronquitis, infl. de los tubos bronquiales.

bronchitis

n bronquitis f; chronic — bronquitis crónica
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