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bron·chus

 (brŏng′kəs)
n. pl. bron·chi (-kī′, -kē′)
Either of two main branches of the trachea, leading directly to the lungs.

[New Latin, from Greek bronkhos, windpipe.]

bronchus

(ˈbrɒŋkəs)
n, pl -chi (-kaɪ)
(Anatomy) either of the two main branches of the trachea, which contain cartilage within their walls
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek bronkhos windpipe]

bron•chus

(ˈbrɒŋ kəs)

n., pl. -chi (-kē, -kī).
either of the two branches of the trachea that extend into the lungs.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek brónchos windpipe]

bron·chus

(brŏng′kəs)
Plural bronchi (brŏng′kī′, brŏng′kē′)
Either of the two main tubular structures branching from the trachea and leading to the lungs, where they divide into smaller branches.

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(pl. bronchi) Either of the two tubes branching from the lower end of the trachea and forming the main airways to and from the lungs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bronchus - either of the two main branches of the tracheabronchus - either of the two main branches of the trachea
lower respiratory tract - the bronchi and lungs
cartilaginous tube - a duct with cartilaginous walls
Translations

bronchus

[ˈbrɒŋkəs] N (bronchi (pl)) [ˈbrɒŋkaɪ]bronquio m

bronchus

n pl <bronchi> → Bronchus m

bronchus

[ˈbrɒŋkəs] n (bronchi (pl)) [ˈbrɒŋkaɪ]bronco

bron·chus

n. bronquio, uno de los tubos por los cuales el aire pasa a los pulmones;
eparterial ______ superior a una arteria;
intermediate ______ intermedio;
left main ______ principal izquierdo;
lobar bronchibroncolobares;
main ______ principal;
mucoid impaction of ___impacto mucoso del ___;
right main ______ principal derecho.

bronchus

n (pl -chi) bronquio
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