Definition of bronchiolitis in English:


Syllabification: bron·chi·o·li·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌbräNGkēəˈlītis


  • Inflammation of the bronchioles.
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    • 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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