bronchial artery

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Related to bronchial artery: pulmonary artery, bronchial vein
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Noun1.bronchial artery - arteries that accompany the bronchioles
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
lung - either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
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Haemoptysis usually originates from the bronchial artery but the pulmonary artery might be the culprit vessel in recurrent haemoptysis.
We report a patient with atypical angina whom there was bifid origin of the right coronary artery, coexisting with an anomalous right bronchial artery originating from the circumflex coronary artery.
Despite the origin of ILS from the aorta, the aberrant artery to ILS malformation is not thick-walled like a bronchial artery, but thin-walled with a wide lumen like a pulmonary artery.