What Is Bronchomalacia?


Bronchomalicia is a term that refers to weak cartilages in the walls of the bronchial tubes. It usually occurs in children who are below the age of six months. It is characterized by a very heavy and noisy breathing.
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( brŏng'kō-mə-lā'shē-ə, -shə ) n. Degeneration of the elastic and connective tissue of the bronchi and trachea.
brong″ko-mah-la´shah a deficiency in the cartilaginous wall of the trachea or a bronchus that may lead to atelectasis or obstructive emphysema.
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