[ brong-kuh-spaz-uhm ]
/ ˈbrɒŋ kəˌspæz əm /
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spasmodic contraction of the muscular lining of the bronchi, as in asthma, causing difficulty in breathing.
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Medical definitions for bronchospasm
[ brŏng′kə-spăz′əm ]
A contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles, causing narrowing of the lumen.
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