bronchioloalveolar

adjective
bron·​chi·​o·​lo·​al·​ve·​o·​lar | \ ˌbräŋ-kē-ə-ˌlō-al-ˈvē-ə-lər How to pronounce bronchioloalveolar (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchioloalveolar

: affecting the bronchioles and alveoli of the lungs : bronchoalveolar Following intake of arsenic … a hepatic angiosarcoma and a bronchioloalveolar carcinoma appeared simultaneously after a prolonged latent period.— Michael L. Kasper et al., The Journal of the American Medical Association, 28 Dec. 1984

Learn More about bronchioloalveolar

Cite this Entry

“Bronchioloalveolar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bronchioloalveolar. Accessed 9 December 2019.

Comments on bronchioloalveolar

What made you want to look up bronchioloalveolar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contradictory or incongruous words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!