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Pronunciation: pan'bron-ke-o-li'tis

Definition: Idiopathic inflammation and obstruction of bronchioles, eventually accompanied by bronchiectasis; cases originally reported are almost all from Japan.

Synonym(s): diffuse panbronchiolitis

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