bronchiolectasis

noun
bron·​chi·​ol·​ec·​ta·​sis | \ ˌbräŋ-kē-ō-ˈlek-tə-səs How to pronounce bronchiolectasis (audio) \
plural bronchiolectases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce bronchiolectases (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchiolectasis

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

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“Bronchiolectasis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bronchiolectasis. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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