bronchiolitis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1887 inflammation of the bronchioles

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  • Bronchiolitis — is inflammation of the bronchioles, the smallest air passages of the lungs. CausesThe term usually refers to acute viral bronchiolitis, a common disease in infancy. This is most commonly caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV, also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • bronchiolitis — ronchiolitis n. inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronchiolitis —   die, /... tiden, Bronchitis capillaris, Form der Bronchitis, bei der die feinsten Äste des Bronchialbaumes (Bronchiolen) erfasst sind. * * * Bron|chi|o|li|tis, die; , ...itiden [zu ↑Bronchiole] ( …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bronchiolitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 J21 Akute Bronchiolitis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bronchiolitis — Inflammation of the bronchioles, part of the respiratory tree. The bronchioles are part of the airways that extend beyond the bronchi and terminate in the alveoli where oxygen exchange occurs. Bronchiolitis is most commonly due to viral… …   Medical dictionary

  • bronchiolitis — n. inflammation of the small airways in the lungs (the bronchioles) due to viral infection, usually the respiratory syncytial virus. Bronchiolitis occurs in epidemics and is commonest in infants of less than one year. The bronchioles become… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bronchiolitis — noun inflammation of the bronchioles; especially common in young children …   Wiktionary

  • Bronchiolitis — Bron|chio|li̱tis [zu ↑Bronchiole] w; , ...liti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...li̱tides): Entzündung der Bronchiolen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Bronchiolitis — Bron|chi|o|li|tis die; , ...itiden <zu ↑...itis> Entzündung der feinsten Äste des Bronchialbaumes (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • bronchiolitis — n. inflammation of the bronchioles (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

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