bronchiolitis(redirected from bronchiolitis fibrosa obliterans)
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(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
n. bronquiolitis, infl. de los bronquiolos.