noun[mass noun] Medicine
Spasm of bronchial smooth muscle, producing narrowing of the bronchi.
- If asthma is considered the result of two main pathogenic mechanisms, bronchospasm and inflammation, there are theoretic grounds to seek the involvement of heme oxygenase in both.
- None of the animals developed hypoxemia, hemoptysis, bronchospasm, or respiratory distress either during or after treatment.
- Acid reflux has been associated with bronchospasm, heightened bronchial reactivity, and airway edema.
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