Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

bronchiolitis obliterans

play
noun bronchiolitis ob·lit·er·ans \-ə-ˈblit-ə-ˌranz\

Medical Definition of bronchiolitis obliterans

  1. :  a pathological process producing obstruction of the bronchioles due to inflammation and fibrosis and occurring as a complication of various lung conditions (as some forms of pneumonia) or physiological insults (as inhalation of a toxic substance)




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bronchiolitis obliterans? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 9, 2016

marked by high spirits and laughter

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders duvet spindrift pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ