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
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Noun1.bronchiolitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
bronchitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
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Translations

bron·chi·ol·i·tis

n. bronquiolitis, infl. de los bronquiolos.
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bronchiolitis

n bronquiolitis f; — obliterans bronquiolitis obliterante
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