bronchitis


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Related to bronchitis: chronic bronchitis, emphysema

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
References in classic literature ?
When Carlotta heard of the astounding reception bestowed upon her understudy, she was at once cured of an incipient attack of bronchitis and a bad fit of sulking against the management and lost the slightest inclination to shirk her duties.
She suffered--she told me it was a Moultrie castemark--from some obscure form of chronic bronchitis, complicated with spasm of the glottis; and, in a dead, flat voice, with a sunken eye that looked and saw not, told me what washes, gargles, pastilles, and inhalations she had proved most beneficial.
A few pleasant people from Philadelphia and Baltimore were picknicking at the inn, and the Selfridge Merrys had come down for three weeks because Kate Merry had had bronchitis.
Guppy's bronchitis came to his relief and stopped his measurement of the table.
Chronic bronchitis, "a nasty 'acking cough," was what they chiefly suffered from; one went to the H.
She had chronic bronchitis, and told him it hindered her in the exercise of her profession.
He would take bronchitis in the dog-days, and have hay-fever at Christmas.
Anne was lonely; Diana, during the whole of the holidays, was imprisoned at home with a bad attack of bronchitis.
Some of them say it's bronchitis, and some say it's his liver.
The doctor described Lord Montbarry's malady as bronchitis.
Kenn, whose delicate state of health, threatening to become confirmed illness through an attack of bronchitis, obliged her to resign her functions at the coming bazaar into the hands of other ladies, of whom she wished Lucy to be one.
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