Definition of bronchitic in English:

bronchitic

adjective & noun

    • ‘In additional analyses (not presented), there were no significant positive associations between pollutants and bronchitic symptoms among children without asthma.’
    • ‘A plausible mechanism for an effect of NO 2 is the impairment of respiratory response to infection observed in toxicologic, and in limited clinical studies, which could result in increased reporting of bronchitic symptoms.’
    • ‘Poor Hinewai, still an invalid, asthmatic and bronchitic, her son, the mischief boy, first missing, presumed dead, then years afterwards reported alive and now - here he was in front of her again, but once more turning away…’
    • ‘His self-taught English is punctuated with bronchitic chuckles, but he has an earnestness which allows him to make comments such as ‘Theatre transcends politics’ without being mocked.’
    • ‘Among the 475 children with asthma, 184 had bronchitic symptoms during the first year they contributed to the analysis.’
    • ‘We also observed associations of bronchitic symptoms with nitrogen dioxide, which were as strong as those for PM 10 and fine particulate mass less than 2.5 [mu] m in diameter.’
    • ‘These results suggest that both NO 2 and the OC fraction of respirable PM deserve greater attention as potential causes of the bronchitic symptoms associated with air pollution in children with asthma.’
    • ‘Intrigued by the historically reported differences in anthropometry between the bronchitic and emphysematous patients, researchers performed studies to assess body composition in both COPD subtypes.’
    • ‘If the within-community estimates of effects are correct, then other cross-sectional (between-community) studies in the literature may have underestimated the true effect of air pollution on bronchitic symptoms in children.’
    • ‘The authors conclude that previous cross-sectional studies may have underestimated the effects of organic carbon and nitrogen dioxide on chronic bronchitic symptoms in children with asthma.’
    • ‘Chlorine is not a nerve gas, and many soldiers survived the attacks, but were left with lifelong bronchitic type conditions because of the damage to the lungs.’
    • ‘The odds ratio of bronchitic symptoms among children with asthma varied from 0.80 to 1.81 across the large range of pollutants between communities.’
    • ‘Still, many questions remain, and future studies will be needed to better define the mechanisms of bacterial invasion in the bronchitic patient and to develop effective vaccines to prevent exacerbations.’

Pronunciation

bronchitic

/brɒŋˈkɪtɪk/