bronchial [bräŋ′kē əl]
of or pertaining to the bronchi or bronchioles

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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 — c.1735, from L.L. bronchus, from Gk. bronkhos windpipe, throat + AL (Cf. al) (1). bronchial tubes is from 1847 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bronchial... — Bronchial..., so v.w. Bronch...; daher [336] Bronchialarterien u. Bronchialvenen, so v.w. Luftröhrenarterien u. Luftröhrenvenen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bronchial — Bronchiāl (grch.), was auf die Luftröhre Bezug hat. Bronchialasthma, Bronchialkrampf, Atemnot bei nervösem Krampf der Luftröhrenmuskeln; Bronchialdrüsen, Lymphdrüsen am Eintritt der Luftröhrenäste in die Lunge …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • bronchial — bronchial, ale [bʀɔ̃ʃjal] adj. ÉTYM. 1666; de bronche. ❖ ♦ Vx. Qui a rapport aux bronches. ⇒ Bronchique. 0 Une artère bronchiale inconnue au plus grand scrutateur du poumon (…) Fontenelle, Éloge des Académiciens, Ruysch …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bronchial — bronchial, ale (bron chi al, a l ) adj. Qui a rapport aux bronches. Les arcs bronchiaux. Bronchique est plus employé. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Bronche …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • bronchial — BRONCHIAL, ALE. adj. Terme d Anatomie. Qui appartient aux bronches du poumon. Veine bronchiale …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • bronchial — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the bronchi or bronchioles …   English terms dictionary

  • bronchial — bron|chi|al [ˈbrɔŋkiəl US ˈbra:ŋ ] adj medical [Date: 1700 1800; : Modern Latin; Origin: bronchialis, from bronchia bronchial tubes , from Greek, from bronchos main brochial tube ] affecting the bronchial tubes ▪ a bronchial infection …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bronchial — [[t]brɒ̱ŋkiəl[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Bronchial means affecting or concerned with the bronchial tubes. [MEDICAL] When he was eight, he got ill with bronchial asthma …   English dictionary

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