bronchoconstriction

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Related to bronchial constriction: Airway constriction
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bron·cho·con·stric·tion

n. broncoconstricción, reducción de calibre bronquial.

bronchoconstriction

n broncoconstricción f
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It has been speculated that parasympathetic stimulation from surgery may be responsible, considering that the smooth muscle of the bronchial tree has muscarinic receptors, which produce bronchial constriction when activated by cholinergic stimulation.
Bronchial constriction and cough during severe asthma exacerbation are included among the various precipitating events triggering a strong Valsalva manoeuvre, creating the pressure difference needed for its genesis.
13) Leukotrienes are recognized as contributors to the inflammatory process of asthma; specifically, leukotriene E4 mediates many of the principle features of asthma, such as bronchial constriction, hyperresponsiveness, and increased vascular permeability.
On the contrary, the bronchial constriction may have progressed to a point where the stricken cat is unable to bring air into and out of its lungs.
Acute stress" can produce "fight-or-flight" responses that might counterbalance the effects of pollution--for example, stress-induced bronchodilation might temporarily reduce or mask bronchial constriction caused by air pollution.
Doctors have reasoned that treating even silent acid reflux, which causes no outward symptoms, would thus ease the bronchial constriction and coughing of asthma attacks.
Severe bronchial constriction is the one real problem associated with carboprost, even in patients without asthma.