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bronchocele Line breaks: bron¦cho|cele
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɒŋkə(ʊ)siːl/

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Definition of bronchocele in English:

noun

A goitre.
Example sentences
  • Banana root has some employment as an anthelmintic and has been reported useful in reducing bronchocele.
  • Bronchial atresia is a rare, congenital anomaly characterized by the presence of bronchocele with distal hyperinflation.
  • The impacted mucus in bronchoceles may get calcified and then these lesions are depicted as signal voids on both T1W and T2W images.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Greek bronkhokēlē.

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