Definition of bronchospasm in English:

bronchospasm

Line breaks: broncho|spasm
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɒŋkə(ʊ)ˌspaz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • Spasm of bronchial smooth muscle, producing narrowing of the bronchi.
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    • 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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