a substance that acts to dilate constricted bronchial tubes to aid breathing, used especially for relief of asthma.
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
A drug that widens the air passages of the lungs and eases breathing by relaxing bronchial smooth muscle.
a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages. Historical Examples Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture noun inflammation of the lungs, originating in the […]
spasmodic contraction of the muscular lining of the bronchi, as in asthma, causing difficulty in breathing.
dilatation of a bronchus. a goiter, especially a cystic goiter. Historical Examples Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Deformities of Samuel Johnson, Selected from his Works Anonymous The Variation of Animals and Plants […]