Bronchial tube

Bronchial tube
Bronchial Bron"chi*al, a. [Cf. F. bronchial. See {Bronchia}.] (Anat.) Belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs. [1913 Webster]

{Bronchial arteries}, branches of the descending aorta, accompanying the bronchia in all their ramifications.

{Bronchial cells}, the air cells terminating the bronchia.

{Bronchial glands}, glands whose functions are unknown, seated along the bronchia.

{Bronchial membrane}, the mucous membrane lining the bronchia.

{Bronchial tube}, the bronchi, or the bronchia. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bronchial tube — n a primary bronchus also any of its branches …   Medical dictionary

  • bronchial tube — bronchial .tube n medical one of the tubes that take air into your lungs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bronchial tube — bronchial ,tube noun count one of the tubes in your chest through which air goes into your lungs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bronchial tube — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bronchial tube : singular bronchial tube plural bronchial tubes medical one of the tubes in your chest through which air goes into your lungs …   English dictionary

  • bronchial tube — bronchial tubes N COUNT: usu pl Your bronchial tubes are the two tubes which connect your windpipe to your lungs. [MEDICAL] …   English dictionary

  • bronchial tube — noun either of the two main branches of the trachea • Syn: ↑bronchus • Derivationally related forms: ↑bronchial (for: ↑bronchus) • Hypernyms: ↑cartilaginous tube …   Useful english dictionary

  • bronchial tube — bron′chial tube n. anat. a bronchus or any of its ramifications or branches • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • bronchial tube — noun Date: circa 1722 a primary bronchus or any of its branches …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bronchial tube — a bronchus or any of its ramifications or branches. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • bronchial tube — noun A bronchus …   Wiktionary

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