Definition of bronchiolitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbräNGkēəˈlīdəs/


Inflammation of the bronchioles.
Example sentences
  • RSV could cause bronchiolitis, otitis media (ear infection), or pneumonia.
  • During the acute stage of disease, the histologic appearance consists of a combination of bronchiolitis and alveolitis with granuloma formation.
  • Respiratory syncytial virus outbreaks of bronchiolitis and pneumonia are more common in children's wards and rare in immunocompetent adults.

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Syllabification: bron·chi·o·li·tis

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