bronchoalveolar

adjective
bron·​cho·​al·​ve·​o·​lar | \ ˌbräŋ-kō-al-ˈvē-ə-lər How to pronounce bronchoalveolar (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchoalveolar

: of, relating to, or involving the bronchioles and alveoli of the lungs Efforts to diagnose the pneumonia, which included bronchoalveolar lavage …, were unsuccessful until an open-lung biopsy was performed.The Journal of the American Medical Association, 3 Mar. 1993 bronchoalveolar carcinoma

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“Bronchoalveolar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bronchoalveolar. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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