Definition of Bronchiolitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles.

Generic synonyms: Bronchitis



Definition of Bronchiolitis

1. Noun. (medicine) inflammation of the bronchioles; especially common in young children ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bronchiolitis

1. This refers to inflammation of the bronchioles, usually secondary to viral infection (RSV). (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bronchiolitis

bronchiectatic
bronchiloquy
bronchioalveolar
bronchiogenic
bronchiolar
bronchiolar adenocarcinoma
bronchiolar carcinoma
bronchiolar exocrine cell
bronchiole
bronchiolectasia
bronchiolectasis
bronchioles
bronchioli
bronchioli respiratorii
bronchiolitis (current term)
bronchiolitis fibrosa obliterans
bronchiolitis obliterans
bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia
bronchiolo-
bronchiolo-alveolar carcinoma
bronchioloalveolar
bronchioloalveolar adenocarcinoma
bronchiolopulmonary
bronchiolus
bronchiolus terminalis
bronchiostenosis
bronchitic
bronchitic asthma

Literary usage of Bronchiolitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Clinical lectures on diseases of the heart, lungs and pleura: Designed for by Joseph McIntyre Patton (1900)
"[The term bronchiolitis is used as entirely distinct from broncho-pneumonia. ... Nearly all fatal cases of bronchiolitis have resulted in atelectasis or in ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Viral bronchiolitis during early life induces increased numbers of bronchiolar mast cells and airway hyperresponsiveness. Am J Pathol 137:821-831 (1990). ..."

3. Fuel Usage and the Health of Navajo Women and Children: Development of Clean ...by Wayne G. Bragg by Wayne G. Bragg (1995)
"These findings suggest a link between childhood LRTI and chronic lung disease and emphasize the importance of prevention of bronchiolitis and viral ..."

4. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"Not infrequently bronchiolitis rapidly terminates fatally in from 1-3 days, ... There are cases of bronchiolitis with dangerous dyspnoea which show Fio. 78. ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The bronchiolitis of early and late life is often secondary and is a ... When in the young or old, bronchopneumonia develops with bronchiolitis, ..."

6. Clinical lectures on diseases of the heart, lungs and pleura: Designed for by Joseph McIntyre Patton (1900)
"[The term bronchiolitis is used as entirely distinct from broncho-pneumonia. ... Nearly all fatal cases of bronchiolitis have resulted in atelectasis or in ..."

7. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Viral bronchiolitis during early life induces increased numbers of bronchiolar mast cells and airway hyperresponsiveness. Am J Pathol 137:821-831 (1990). ..."

8. Fuel Usage and the Health of Navajo Women and Children: Development of Clean ...by Wayne G. Bragg by Wayne G. Bragg (1995)
"These findings suggest a link between childhood LRTI and chronic lung disease and emphasize the importance of prevention of bronchiolitis and viral ..."

9. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"Not infrequently bronchiolitis rapidly terminates fatally in from 1-3 days, ... There are cases of bronchiolitis with dangerous dyspnoea which show Fio. 78. ..."

10. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The bronchiolitis of early and late life is often secondary and is a ... When in the young or old, bronchopneumonia develops with bronchiolitis, ..."

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