bronchospasm

noun
bron·​cho·​spasm | \ ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌspa-zəm How to pronounce bronchospasm (audio) \

Definition of bronchospasm

: constriction of the air passages of the lung (as in asthma) by spasmodic contraction of the bronchial muscles

Other Words from bronchospasm

bronchospastic \ ˌbräŋ-​kə-​ˈspa-​stik How to pronounce bronchospastic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of bronchospasm

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bronchospasm was circa 1901

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“Bronchospasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchospasm. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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bronchospasm

noun
bron·​cho·​spasm | \ ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌspaz-əm How to pronounce bronchospasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchospasm

: constriction of the air passages of the lung (as in asthma) by spasmodic contraction of the bronchial muscles

Other Words from bronchospasm

bronchospastic \ ˌbräŋ-​kə-​ˈspas-​tik How to pronounce bronchospastic (audio) \ adjective

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