Meaning of “bronchitis” in the English Dictionary

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bronchitisnoun [ U ]

us /brɑŋˈkɑɪ·t̬ɪs/

an illness in which the air passages between the windpipe (= tube in the throat) and the lungs become infected and swollen, resulting in coughing and difficulty in breathing

(Definition of “bronchitis” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)