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broncho-

, bronch-bronchi- (brong'kō, brongk, brong'kī),
Bronchus, and, in ancient usage, the trachea.
[G. bronchos, windpipe]

bronch-, broncho-

combining form meaning "bronchus": bronchiectasis, bronchodilation.

broncho-

, bronch- , bronchi-
Combining forms meaning bronchus.
[G. bronchos, windpipe]

broncho-

Combining form denoting a major air tube (BRONCHUS).

broncho-

Combining form meaning bronchus, and, in ancient usage, the trachea.
[G. bronchos, windpipe]
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His death certificate cites scalding and broncho- pneumonia.
placebo for two weeks caused a significant improvement (reduction) in methacholine sensitivity (a measure of airway hyper-responsiveness) and in exhaled nitric oxide (a naturally exhaled gas that increases in concentration in inflamed asthmatic lungs), it had no effect in blocking the broncho- constriction that occurs when leukotrienes are inhaled (nor does it influence the production of leukotrienes, as measured in the urine).
In accordance with National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines, the appropriate treatment of all patients with asthma includes recognition that they suffer from both broncho- constriction and inflammation.