bronchiolitis

Type: Term Pronunciation: brong′kē-ō-lī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the bronchioles, often associated with bronchopneumonia.
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bronchiolitis

[n] - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
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Bronchiolitis

an infection caused by a virus in the bronchioles (the smallest airways in the lungs), mainly affecting young children
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Bronchiolitis

Respiratory infection that affects the bronchioles, the smallest airways in the lungs
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Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis: Inflammation of the bronchioles, the airways that extend beyond the bronchi and terminate in the alveoli. Bronchiolitis is due to viral infections such as parainfluenza, influenza, adenovirus and, especially, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Bronchiolitis is largely a disease of infancy. It starts as a mild upper respiratory infect...
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bronchiolitis

<chest medicine, paediatrics> This refers to inflammation of the bronchioles, usually secondary to viral infection (RSV). ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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bronchiolitis

noun inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
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bronchiolitis

(brong″ke-o-liĀ“tis) inflammation of the bronchioles due to a viral infection; children are more often affected than adults. bronchiolitis exudativa , exudative bronchiolitis inflammation of the bronchioles with exudation of Curschmann spirals (coiled mucinous fibril...
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bronchiolitis

(from the article `respiratory disease`) Bronchiolitis refers to inflammation of the small airways. Bronchiolitis probably occurs to some extent in acute viral disorders, particularly in ...
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Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is inflammation of the bronchioles, the smallest air passages of the lungs. It usually occurs in children less than two years of age with the majority being aged between three and six months. It presents with coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath which can cause some children difficulty in feeding. This inflammation is usually c...
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