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Greek bronkhia bronchial tubes (from bronkhos windpipe) Greek ektasis extension (ek- out ecto–) (tasis a stretching) (from teinein ta- to stretch ten- in Indo-European roots)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
bronchi- + ectasis
For most people who have bronchiectasis the cause is not known.
She is a Respiratory Pediatrician with a special interest in asthma particularly pre-school wheeze, non-CF bronchiectasis and congenital lung abnormalities.
Sample groups Patients over 18 years of age with moderate or severe bronchiectasis confirmed by high-resolution computed tomography scans.
This condition, called bronchiectasis, is marked by frequent attacks of coughing that bring up pus-streaked mucus.
Bronchiectasis is usually caused by recurrent inflammation of the airway.
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