What does Bronchiectasis mean?

Bronchiectasis meaning in Medical Dictionary

Permanent unusual widening for the bronchi (air tubes that branch deeply to the lungs). Bronchiectasis causes recurrent lung attacks, a disabling coughing, difficulty breathing, and paying bloodstream.

Bronchiectasis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

contemporary Latin, from Greek bronkhia "the bronchial pipes" (plural; see bronchial) + ektasis "a stretching out, expansion, dilation."

Sentence Examples with the word Bronchiectasis

In the United States the bulb is given in doses of 2-2 drachms in cases of bronchiectasis and phthisis pulmonalis.

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