What is the disease characterized by abnormal bronchial dilation?
Similarly, it is asked, what is bronchial dilation?
Bronchiectasis is an irreversible widening (dilation) of portions of the breathing tubes or airways (bronchi) resulting from damage to the airway wall. The most common cause is severe or repeated respiratory infections, often in people who have an underlying problem with their lungs or immune system.
Furthermore, which is a hereditary disorder that commonly affects the lungs? Cystic fibrosis
Also question is, what is an occupational disorder commonly caused by inhaling dust particles?
Pneumoconiosis is one of a group of interstitial lung disease caused by breathing in certain kinds of dust particles that damage your lungs. Because you are likely to encounter these dusts only in the workplace, pneumoconiosis is called an occupational lung disease.
What is the space in the chest between the lungs called?
The pleural cavity also known as the pleural space, is the thin fluid-filled space between the two pulmonary pleurae (known as visceral and parietal) of each lung. A pleura is a serous membrane which folds back onto itself to form a two-layered membranous pleural sac.