Medical Definition of Bronchoalveolar lavage

1. Washing out of the lungs with saline or mucolytic agents for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It is very useful in the diagnosis of diffuse pulmonary infiltrates in immunosuppressed patients. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bronchoalveolar Lavage

bronchioloalveolar adenocarcinoma
bronchiolopulmonary
bronchiolus
bronchiolus terminalis
bronchiostenosis
bronchitic
bronchitic asthma
bronchitides
bronchitis
bronchitis obliterans
bronchitises
bronchium
broncho
broncho-
bronchoalveolar
bronchoalveolar lavage (current term)
bronchoalveolar lavage fluid
bronchoalveolitis
bronchobiliary fistula
bronchocavernous
bronchocavitary fistula
bronchocele
bronchoceles
bronchocentric granulomatosis
bronchoconstriction
bronchoconstrictions
bronchoconstrictor
bronchoconstrictor agent
bronchodilatation
bronchodilatations

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