bronchospasm

noun bron·cho·spasm \ ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌspa-zəm \

Definition of bronchospasm

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

bronchospastic

play \ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈspas-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of bronchospasm

circa 1901

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bronchospasm

noun bron·cho·spasm \ ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌspaz-əm \

medical Definition of bronchospasm

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

bronchospastic

play \ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈspas-tik\ adjective

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