bronchiolitis obliterans

noun
bronchiolitis ob·​lit·​er·​ans | \ -ə-ˈblit-ə-ˌranz How to pronounce bronchiolitis obliterans (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchiolitis obliterans

: progressive obstruction of the bronchioles due to inflammation and fibrosis (as from respiratory infection or inhalation of irritant fumes)

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“Bronchiolitis obliterans.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bronchiolitis%20obliterans. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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