bronchogenic

adjective
bron·​cho·​gen·​ic | \ ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce bronchogenic (audio) \

Definition of bronchogenic

: of, relating to, or arising in or by way of the air passages of the lungs bronchogenic carcinoma

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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, "Man's lung tumor turns out to be a toy he swallowed 40 years ago," 28 Sep. 2017

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1905, in the meaning defined above

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bronchogenic

adjective
bron·​cho·​gen·​ic | \ ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce bronchogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchogenic

: of, relating to, or arising in or by way of the air passages of the lungs bronchogenic carcinoma

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