Definition of bronchiolitis in English:

bronchiolitis

Line breaks: bron¦chio|litis
Pronunciation: /ˌbrɒŋkɪəˈlʌɪtɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • 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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