bronchospasm


bron·cho·spasm

noun \ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌspa-zəm\

Definition of BRONCHOSPASM

:  constriction of the air passages of the lung (as in asthma) by spasmodic contraction of the bronchial muscles
bron·cho·spas·tic \ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈspas-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of BRONCHOSPASM

circa 1901

bron·cho·spasm

noun \ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌspaz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRONCHOSPASM

: constriction of the air passages of the lung (as in asthma) by spasmodic contraction of the bronchial muscles
bron·cho·spas·tic \ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈspas-tik\ adjective

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