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Bronchitis

Definition:

Inflammation of the bronchi, the main air passages that lead to the lungs.

Bronchitis causes a persistent cough and phlegm production. It is especially common in smokers and in areas with atmospheric pollution.

Source: GreenFacts based on Urologychannel HC Glossary 

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bronchi
  1. Trachea
  2. Pulmonary artery
  3. Pulmonary vein
  4. Alveolar duct
  5. Alveoli
  6. Cardiac notch
  7. Bronchioles
  8. Tertiary bronchi
  9. Secondary bronchi
  10. Primary bronchi
  11. Larynx

Source: Rastrojo  (GNU Free Documentation licence)

Related words:

Bronchiolitis - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Respiratory tract

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Bronchitis
Español: Bronquitis
Français: Bronchite

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