Bronchospasm meaning

brŏngkō-spăzəm
A contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles, causing them to constrict.
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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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A contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles, causing them to constrict.
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(medicine) Difficulty in breathing due to a contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bronchospasm
Plural:
bronchospasms

Origin of bronchospasm

  • From broncho- +‎ spasm

    From Wiktionary