from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the bronchi, the bronchia, or the bronchioles.
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- adj. Of or relating to the bronchi or bronchioles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to the bronchi or the bronchia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or associated with the bronchi
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On examining more minutely with the magnifier, open-mouthed bronchial twigs, and very small blood-vessels, were seen plugged up with solid and fluid carbon, and, from the appearance of the morbid structure, it was manifest, that the ulcerative process had effected a complete disorganization of the _bronchial_ tubes of every calibre, while the smaller _arterial_ vessels had alone suffered, leaving the larger ones entire. [
The last time I kept up the cycling through the winter was the last time I was properly ill with a long-term bronchial cough that was hard to shift.
Its posterior part (the so-called saccular lung) has unique thick, muscular walls* that allows stored air to be forced forward into the functional anterior part (termed the bronchial lung) and the anterior projection of the lung (the so-called tracheal lung) is large and extends well forwards relative to that of terrestrial snakes.
JOHNSON: They've identified that they're predisposed to developing a certain kind of lung cancer called bronchial (ph) carcinoma, and that was reported late last year in 2005.
Each branch enters the lung of its own side, and breaks up into a great number of smaller branches, called bronchial tubes.
This condition as a disease may be called bronchial catarrh, as in most cases there is such a condition of the larger tubes as to cause the habitual raising of a discharge.
This is known as the bronchial murmur and is heard in normal conditions near the lower part of the trachea and to a limited extent in the anterior portions of the lungs after sharp exercise.
Around the bronchial tubes and their ramifications there are also arteries and veins called the bronchial, arising from the vena azygos or vena cava, and from the aorta.
Asthmatx has developed the Alair System to perform an investigational outpatient procedure called bronchial thermoplasty.
The company's procedure, called bronchial thermoplasty, uses extreme heat to burn away lung tissue that makes it difficult to breath and causes coughing spasms and wheezing.