Definition of bronchitis in English:

bronchitis

Line breaks: bron|chitis
Pronunciation: /brɒŋˈkʌɪtɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes. It typically causes bronchospasm and coughing.
More example sentences
  • Rarely, flu can develop into a high fever, acute bronchitis, encephalitis and pneumonia.
  • Laryngitis may also be a feature of bronchitis, pneumonia, flu or measles.
  • Sometimes, the colds cause pneumonia or exacerbate chronic bronchitis or asthma.

Derivatives

bronchitic

Pronunciation: /-ˈkɪtɪk/
adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • The odds ratio of bronchitic symptoms among children with asthma varied from 0.80 to 1.81 across the large range of pollutants between communities.
  • These results suggest that both NO 2 and the OC fraction of respirable PM deserve greater attention as potential causes of the bronchitic symptoms associated with air pollution in children with asthma.
  • Among the 475 children with asthma, 184 had bronchitic symptoms during the first year they contributed to the analysis.

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