alveobronchitis

alveobronchitis

Etymology: L, alveolus, little hollow; Gk, brongchos, windpipe, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the alveoli and bronchioles. Also called alveobronchiolitis. See also bronchopneumonia.

alveobronchiolitis

, alveobronchitis (al″vē-ō-brong″kē-ŏ-lī′tis) (-brong-kī′tis)
Inflammation of the bronchioles and pulmonary alveoli.
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