Definition: A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the BRONCHI. This results in a floppy bronchial wall making patency difficult to maintain. It is characterized by wheezing and difficult breathing.
Other names Bronchomalacias; Chondromalacia of Bronchi; Bronchi Chondromalacias; Bronchi Chondromalacia
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