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n. - An involuntary and abnormal muscular contraction of the tubes leading to the lungs that makes exhalation difficult and noisy.

Usage examples (34)
  • Bronchodilators relax airway smooth muscle and relieve bronchospasm, which is the main cause of airway obstruction in heaves.
  • Bronchitis and obstructive pneumopathies with bronchospasm.
  • Prevent and reduce the bronchospasm, swelling, extra mucus and "twitchiness" of the airways.
  • A beta-2 selective agonist can be given for bronchospasm, while epinephrine should be avoided as it may precipitate dysrhythmias. for more
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