broncholith


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broncholith

 [brong´ko-lith]
a hard mass or concretion in a bronchus or bronchi, formed around an inorganic center or from calcified portions of lung tissue or adjacent lymph nodes. Called also bronchial calculus.

bron·cho·lith

(brong'kō-lith),
A hard concretion in a bronchus, usually resulting from the erosion of a tuberculous or other granulomatous lymph node through the bronchial wall into the lumen.
Synonym(s): bronchial calculus
[broncho- + G. lithos, stone]

bron·cho·lith

(brong'kō-lith)
A hard concretion in a bronchus or bronchial tube.
[broncho- + G. lithos, stone]

broncholith

a bronchial calculus.