Bronchitic



acute or chronic inflammation of the membrane lining of the bronchial tubes, caused by respiratory infection or exposure to bronchial irritants, as cigarette smoke.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, March 1899 Various
Psychotherapy James J. Walsh

noun
inflammation of the bronchial tubes, characterized by coughing, difficulty in breathing, etc, caused by infection or irritation of the respiratory tract
n.
bron·chit’ic (-kĭt’ĭk) adj.
bronchitis
(brŏng-kī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bronchial tubes, often as a result of a cold or other viral infection. Smoking is also a common cause of chronic bronchitis.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Bronchitis

    acute or chronic inflammation of the membrane lining of the bronchial tubes, caused by respiratory infection or exposure to bronchial irritants, as cigarette smoke. Contemporary Examples Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis Russell Saunders December 18, 2014 The Twilight Vindication of George H.W. Bush Mark K. Updegrove October 19, 2013 Historical […]

  • Broncho

    bronco. a combining form representing bronchus, or bronchia, in compound words: bronchopneumonia. Historical Examples The Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon Wyn Roosevelt Cowboy Songs Various Adventures In Friendship David Grayson The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine Redskin and Cow-Boy G. A. (George Alfred) Henty The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin The Pony […]



  • Bronchocandidiasis

    See under candidiasis. any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus Candida, occurring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract (bronchocandidiasis) or vagina. noun

  • Bronchodilator

    a substance that acts to dilate constricted bronchial tubes to aid breathing, used especially for relief of asthma. noun any drug or other agent that causes dilation of the bronchial tubes by relaxing bronchial muscle: used, esp in the form of aerosol sprays, for the relief of asthma bronchodilator (brŏng’kō-dī-lā’tər, -dī’lā-) A drug that widens […]



Disclaimer: Bronchitic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.