bronchitis etymology

English word bronchitis comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerh₃-

Detailed word origin of bronchitis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷerh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to devour
*gʷro-nkh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
βρόγχος Ancient Greek (grc)
bronchus Late Latin (LL)
bronchitis English (eng) (countable) An occurrence of, a case (patient) of, or a type of bronchitis.. (uncountable) An inflammation of the bronchi of the lungs, that causes the cilia of the bronchial epithelial cells to stop functioning.

Words with the same origin as bronchitis

Descendants of *gʷerh₃-