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bron·chi·tis

bronchitis

 
pronunciation:
brang kaI tihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: a swelling and soreness of the bronchial tubes. Bronchitis causes a bad cough.
derivation: bronchitic (adj.)
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The word bronchitis contains the following part:
-itis Greek noun-forming suffix that means inflammation