broncholith

stone in the bronchial glands

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • broncholith — A hard concretion in a bronchus, usually resulting from the erosion of a tuberculous or other granulomatous lymph node through the bronchial wall into the lumen. SYN: bronchial calculus. [broncho + G. lithos, stone] * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Broncholith — Bron|cho|li̱th [↑Bronchus u. ↑...lith], selten: Bron|chio|li̱th [↑Bronchie] m; s u. en, e[n]: Bronchialstein, durch Verkalkung abgestorbener Schleimhautzellen u. Bakterien entstehendes ↑Konkrement in den Luftröhrenästen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • broncholith — n. stone located in a lung …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bronchial calculus — broncholith …   Medical dictionary

  • Calculus — A stone, as in the urinary tract. Also, the calcium salt deposits on the teeth. The word calculus in Latin means a pebble. Pebbles were once used for counting, from which came the mathematical field of calculus. A urinary calculus is a pebble in… …   Medical dictionary

  • lung calculus — 1. pneumolith. 2. broncholith …   Medical dictionary

  • Bronchialstein — Bron|chia̱l|stein vgl. Broncholith …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Bronchiolith — vgl. Broncholith …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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