obliterative bronchitis n.
Fibrinous bronchitis in which the exudate is not expectorated but becomes organized, obliterating the affected portion of the bronchial tubes.
[uh-blit-uh-reyt] /əˈblɪt əˌreɪt/ verb (used with object), obliterated, obliterating. 1. to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely. 2. to blot out or render undecipherable (writing, marks, etc.); efface. /əˈblɪtəˌreɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to destroy every trace of; wipe out completely v. c.1600, from Latin obliteratus, past participle of obliterare “cause […]
[ob-luh-ves-uh ns] /ˌɒb ləˈvɛs əns/ noun 1. the process of forgetting.
noun a memory charm or spell in the Harry Potter books that makes one forget verb to forget v. 1660s, from Latin oblivium (see oblivion). Related: Obliviated; obliviating.
[uh-bliv-ee-uh n] /əˈblɪv i ən/ noun 1. the state of being completely forgotten or unknown: a former movie star now in oblivion. 2. the state of forgetting or of being : the oblivion of sleep. 3. the act or process of dying out; complete annihilation or extinction: If we don’t preserve their habitat, the entire […]