- dilatation of a bronchus.
- a goiter, especially a cystic goiter.
Origin of bronchocele
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The spaniel and pug (p. 182) are most liable to bronchocele.
To be worn constantly in goitre or bronchocele, renewing it every month.
Used in bronchocele, scrofula, &c. Like burnt sponge, it owes its virtues to the presence of a very minute quantity of iodine.
Bronchocele, s. 'a tumor of that part of the aspera tertia, called the Bronchos,' and this last word is wanting.
It was formerly in great repute in bronchocele and scrofulous complaints.
- Circumscribed dilation of a bronchus.
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