Acute bronchitis is a short-term respiratory infection that may be referred to as a chest cold. The bronchi branch off the trachea, taking air from the outside into the lungs. In bronchitis, the bronchi become inflamed and produce more mucus.
Bronchi of Lungs
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Last reviewedFebruary 2014by David L Horn, MD, FACP
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