bronchoalveolar

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adjective bron·cho·al·ve·o·lar \ˌbräŋ-kō-al-ˈvē-ə-lər\

Definition of bronchoalveolar

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving the bronchioles and alveoli of the lungs Efforts to diagnose the pneumonia, which included bronchoalveolar lavage …, were unsuccessful until an open-lung biopsy was performed. — Journal of the American Medical Association, 3 Mar. 1993 bronchoalveolar carcinoma

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Origin and Etymology of bronchoalveolar

broncho- + 1alveolar


First Known Use: circa 1944


Medical Dictionary

bronchoalveolar

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adjective bron·cho·al·ve·o·lar \ˌbräŋ-kō-al-ˈvē-ə-lər\

Medical Definition of bronchoalveolar

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving the bronchioles and alveoli of the lungs Efforts to diagnose the pneumonia, which included bronchoalveolar lavage …, were unsuccessful until an open-lung biopsy was performed.—The Journal of the American Medical Association, 3 Mar. 1993 bronchoalveolar carcinoma


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