/ (ˌbroŋkiəʊˈlaɪtɪs) /
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a condition in which the small airways in the lungs become inflamed by a virus. It is most common in infants, who become breathless in severe cases. Recurrent attacks may lead to asthma
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Medical definitions for bronchiolitis
[ brŏng′kē-ō-lī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of the bronchioles, often associated with bronchopneumonia.
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Scientific definitions for bronchiolitis
[ brŏng′kē-ə-lī′tĭs ]
An acute viral infection of the bronchioles seen mostly in infants and young children, caused most frequently by the respiratory syncytial virus.
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