obliterative bronchitis

[ ə-blĭtə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv, ō-blĭt- ]

n.

Fibrinous bronchitis in which the exudate is not expectorated but becomes organized, obliterating the affected portion of the bronchial tubes.

Nearby words

  1. offscreen,
  2. offset,
  3. offset lithography,
  4. offset printing,
  5. offshoot,
  6. offshore dock,
  7. offshore drilling,
  8. offshoreman,
  9. offshoring,
  10. offside


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