bronchogenic

adjective

bron·​cho·​gen·​ic ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce bronchogenic (audio)
: of, relating to, or arising in or by way of the air passages of the lungs
bronchogenic carcinoma

Examples of bronchogenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In adults, the syndrome mimics bronchogenic carcinomas, and although difficult to diagnose, Dr. Munavvar noted that chronic coughing is a strong indicator of a possible irregularity in the lungs. Victoria Larned, CNN, 28 Sep. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

broncho- + -genic

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bronchogenic was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Bronchogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchogenic. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

bronchogenic

adjective
bron·​cho·​gen·​ic ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce bronchogenic (audio)
: of, relating to, or arising in or by way of the air passages of the lungs
bronchogenic carcinoma
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