bronchitis :

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brong kahy tuhs

  • n  inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes

  • Chronic bronchitis is an inflammation of the airway.
  • More severe cases are often mistaken for bronchitis and tuberculosis.
  • It can lead to lung cancer and heart disease, exacerbate asthma and cause pneumonia and bronchitis in babies.
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  • Tommy Thompson in Washington Post
    Nobody knows that,Thompson said. "I've been very sick. ...... I was very sick the day of the debate. I had all of the problems with the flu and bronchitis that you have, including running to the bathroom. I was just hanging on. I could not...
  • Conrad Black in Times Online
    We just got back yesterday from a shambles of a trip to the South Pacific, where I came down with bronchitis and almost drowned snorkelling as a result,Lord Black wrote to Seth Lipsky, the editor of the New York Sun newspaper.
  • Jermaine Dupri in
    She's 100 percent better now,Dupri said. "She was really sick. She had bronchitis. She's in Japan right now. She's better and doing all the promotion that she didn't get to do because she was sick when the album launched."

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