Bronchial glands
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]


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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronchial arteries — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronchial cells — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronchial membrane — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bronchial gland — n any of the lymphatic glands situated at the bifurcation of the trachea and along the bronchi …   Medical dictionary

  • bronchial gland — noun : any of the lymphatic glands situated at the bifurcation of the trachea and along the bronchi …   Useful english dictionary

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