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noun. a spasm of the bronchi that makes exhalation difficult and noisy; associated with asthma and bronchitis.
- broncho- (English)
- spasm (English)
- spasme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Sentences with bronchospasm
1. Noun, singular or mass
People who experience sudden or severe chest pain should seek immediate medical care, as this symptom of a bronchospasm attack is also a sign of a heart attack.
2. Noun, plural
Clinical trials indicate patients who receive inhaled albuterol sulfate to treat bronchospasm** have improved respiratory function within 5 minutes (SeeReferences2).