(Humans as organisms) one of the two tubes into which trachea subdivides as it enters the lungs. The plural of bronchus is bronchi.
A bronchus, also known as a main or primary bronchus, is a passage of airway in the respiratory tract that conducts air into the lungs. The bronchus branches into smaller tubes, which in turn become bronchioles. No gas exchange takes place in the bronchi. ==Structure== The trachea (windpipe) divides into two main or primary bronchi, the left and t...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronchus
• (n.) One of the subdivisions of the trachea or windpipe; esp. one of the two primary divisions.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/bronchus/
<anatomy, chest medicine> Any of the larger air passages of the lungs, having an outer fibrous coat with irregularly placed plates of hyaline cartilage, an interlacing network of smooth muscle and a mucous membrane of columnar ciliated epithelial cells. ... Origin: L., Gr. Bronchos = windpipe ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(brong;kus) A branch of the trachea that leads to a lung.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
(brong´kәs) pl. bron´chi any of the larger passages that carry air to a lung (right or left principal bronchus) and within the lungs (lobar and segmental bronchi). Click here to view image Bronchi, showing primary, lobar, and seg...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `human embryology`) ...represents the trachea. Its terminal expansion divides into two branches, and these tubes elongate as the primary bronchi. Continued growth and ... ...adding oxygen to and removing carbon dioxide from the blood. In humans each lung is encased in a thin membranous sac called the pleura, and each ....Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/116
(L.; Gr. bronchos windpipe) any of the larger air passages of the lungs, having an outer fibrous coat with irregularly placed plates of hyaline cartilage, an interlacing network of smooth muscle, and a mucous membrane of columnar ciliated epithelial cells.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio14.html
bronchial tube noun
either of the two main branches of the tracheaFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
; plural Bronchi
[ New Latin , from Greek ... windpipe. Confer Bronchia
One of the subdivisions of the trachea or windpipe; esp. one of the two primary divisions. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/103
A large air-tube of the tetrapod lung. Each lung has one large bronchus, connecting it to the trachea. Within the lung the bronchus branches into smaller and smaller bronchi, and finally into bronchioles. A bronchus has cartilage plates, smooth muscle, and mucus-secreting gland-cells in its wall. It...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/B/bronchus.html
A large airway that leads from the trachea (windpipe) to a lung. The plural of bronchus is bronchi.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=B
any of the larger air passages that connect the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs.
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Any of the larger air passages that connect the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs. The plural form of `bronchus” as `bronchi.”Found on http://wellnessproposals.com/wellness-library/glossaries/glossary-asthma-al
Bronchus: One of the large air tubes leading from the trachea to the lungs that convey air to and from the lungs. The bronchi (the plural) have cartilage as part of their supporting wall structure. The trachea divides to form the right and left main bronchi which, in turn, divide to form the lobar, segmental, and finally the subsegmental bronchi. F...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=20385
bronchus: see lungs.Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0911180.html
derivation unhelpful - a branch of the trachea, adjective - bronchial.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
One of a pair of large tubes (bronchi) branching off from the windpipe (trachea) and passing into the vertebrate lung. Apart from their size, bronchi differ from the bronchioles in possessing cartilaginous rings, which give rigidity and prevent collapse during breathing movements. Numerous glands in the wall of the bronchus secrete a slimy mucus, w...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0029883.html
One of the large passages taking air to and within the lungs.Found on http://www.cat-world.com.au/glossary
One of the main tubes that branches off from the windpipe to the lung.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21474
The air passages between the trachea and the lungs.
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The bronchus is a pipe connecting the trachea to the lung.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EB.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: brong′kŭs, brong′kī Definitions: 1. One of two subdivisions of the trachea serving to convey air to and from the lungs. The trachea divides into right and left main bronchi, which in turn form lobar, segmental, and intrasegmental bronchi. Structurally, the intrapulmonary (secondary) bronchi have a lin...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=12500
- either of the two main branches of the tracheaFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=bronchus
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