bronchospasm definition by Webster's New World
spasmodic contraction of the muscular walls of the bronchial air passages to the lungs, as in asthma, which makes breathing difficult
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- bronchospastic adjective
bronchospasm - Medical Definition
A contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles, causing narrowing of the lumen.