bronchogenic carcinoma


Squamous cell or oat cell carcinoma that develops in the mucosa of the large bronchi and produces a persistent productive cough or hemoptysis.

Nearby words

  1. bronchoesophageal muscle,
  2. bronchoesophagology,
  3. bronchoesophagoscopy,
  4. bronchofiberscope,
  5. bronchogenic,
  6. bronchogenic cyst,
  7. bronchographic,
  8. bronchography,
  9. broncholith,
  10. broncholithiasis

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