bronchiectasis love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Chronic dilatation of the bronchial tubes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, dilatation of the bronchial tubes as produced in phthisis and chronic bronchitis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine Abnormal permanent dilation of the bronchial tubes.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek bronkhia, bronchial tubes (from bronkhos, windpipe) + Greek ektasis, extension (ek-, out; see ecto– + tasis, a stretching, from teinein, ta-, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots).]

Examples

  • She had been ill for years with bronchiectasis, an uncommon degenerative lung disease which she fought with exercises, diet, medication and willpower.

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  • She had been ill for years with bronchiectasis, an uncommon degenerative lung disease which she fought with exercises, diet, medication and willpower.

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  • She had been ill for years with bronchiectasis, an uncommon degenerative lung disease which she fought with exercises, diet, medication and willpower.

    Bird Cloud

  • She had been ill for years with bronchiectasis, an uncommon degenerative lung disease which she fought with exercises, diet, medication and willpower.

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  • In 1993, and again recently, he had mild bronchiectasis which sometimes has mild secondary infection.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In 1993, he was also seen by a specialist in pulmonology in the private sector and it was favoured that he has some bronchiectasis and fibrosis of his left lung due to the previous tuberculosis.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Bronchitis both acute and chronic, chronic pneumonia and phthisis, acute pneumonia and broncho-pneumonia, may all leave after them a bronchiectasis whose position is determined by the primary lesion.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • In cases of large quantities of pus, as in pulmonary abscess and bronchiectasis, however, no diminution is noticeable.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • For certain work such as drainage of pulmonary abscesses, the lavage treatment of bronchiectasis and for foreign-body or other cases with abundant secretions, a drainage-bronchoscope is useful The drainage canal may be on top, or on the under surface next to the light-carrier canal.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • The sojourn of an inorganic foreign body in the bronchus for a year or more is followed by the development of bronchiectasis, pulmonary abscess, and fibrous changes.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

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