bronchiolitis

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bronchiolitis

(ˌbroŋkiəʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) a condition in which the small airways in the lungs become inflamed by a virus. It is most common in infants, who become breathless in severe cases. Recurrent attacks may lead to asthma
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bronchiolitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
bronchitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
Translations

bron·chi·ol·i·tis

n. bronquiolitis, infl. de los bronquiolos.

bronchiolitis

n bronquiolitis f; — obliterans bronquiolitis obliterante
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He said it was initially thought that the baby had suffered an asthma attack and was treated for acute bronchiolitis.
Atopy predisposing to acute bronchiolitis during an epidemic of respiratory syncytial virus.
Steam inhalation or humidified oxygen for acute bronchiolitis in children up to three years of age.
Doctor Christopher Wright, who at the time of the incident was a paediatric pathologist at Newcastle's RVI Hospital, told the hearing the cause of death was acute bronchiolitis with growth restriction a possible contributing factor.
Acute bronchiolitis is defined as viral-induced inflammation of bronchioles.
Acute bronchiolitis is most commonly found in infants and young children.
Hacimustafaoglu ve arkadaslarinin (1) "Evaluation of RSV frequency in acute bronchiolitis by different methods" baslikli yazisini ilgiyle okudum.
RSV is a common cause of acute bronchiolitis in children under the age of two.

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