bronchodilatation


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bronchodilatation

 [brong″ko-dil″ah-ta´shun]
a dilated state of a bronchus, or the site at which a bronchus is dilated.

bron·cho·di·la·tion

(brong'kō-dī-lā'shŭn),
1. Increase in caliber of the bronchi and bronchioles in response to pharmacologically active substances or autonomic nervous activity.
2. Rarely used term for bronchiectasis.
Synonym(s): bronchodilatation

bronchodilatation

Widening of the bore of a bronchus by relaxation of the circular muscles in its wall. Bronchodilator drugs are used in the treatment of ASTHMA.

bronchodilatation

a dilated state of a bronchus, or the site at which a bronchus is dilated.
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