bronchiolectasis

noun
bron·chi·ol·ec·ta·sis | \ˌbräŋ-kē-ō-ˈlek-tə-səs \
plural bronchiolectases\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of bronchiolectasis 

: dilatation of the usually terminal bronchioles (as from chronic bronchial infection)

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