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Bronchitis vs. Bronchiectasis

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Bronchitisnoun

(uncountable) An inflammation of the bronchi of the lungs, that causes the cilia of the bronchial epithelial cells to stop functioning.

Bronchiectasisnoun

(medicine) Abnormal permanent dilation of the bronchial tubes.

Bronchitisnoun

(countable) An occurrence of, a case (patient) of, or a type of bronchitis.

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is a disease in which there is permanent enlargement of parts of the airways of the lung. Symptoms typically include a chronic cough with mucus production.

Bronchitisnoun

Inflammation, acute or chronic, of the bronchial tubes or any part of them.

Bronchitisnoun

inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes

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Bronchitis

Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi (large and medium-sized airways) in the lungs that causes coughing. Symptoms include coughing up sputum, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest pain.

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