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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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Foreign bodies were located in the left main bronchus in 8 (22.2%) patients, the right main bronchus in 19 (52.8%), the right distal bronchi in 2 (5.5%), and in the left distal bronchi in 1 (2.8%) patient.
Massive hemoptysis caused by Dieulafoy's disease of the bronchus is a life-threatening condition.
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The wall of the tertiary bronchus had openings for the atria and respiratory capillaries.
The exact bronchoscopic localisation of the fistula was assessed by occlusion of the upper and lower lobe bronchus on the left, using a bronchus blocker while measuring the fistula flow with the Thopaz Digital Chest Drainage System (Medela AG, Switzerland).
The prosthesis was found in the left mainstem bronchus (Figure 1).
Bronchoscopy revealed a large mucous plug completely occluding the left main bronchus. It was necessary to remove the plug.
On flexible bronchoscopy examination of her lower airways, no foreign body was seen, but significant external nonpulsatile compression over the left main bronchus was noticed; the rest of the airway anatomy was normal.
A computed tomogram (CT) of the chest showed a LLL consolidation, with evidence of narrowing of the LLL bronchus (Figure 1).
After insertion of a rigid bronchoscope, a guide sheath (Edge[TM] Firm Tip, endobronchial procedure kit, 180[degrees] catheter, Covidien, MA, USA) was first inserted through a flexible bronchoscope (BF-1TH190, Olympus, Tokyo, Japan) in the segmental bronchus close to the target nodule with the previously described ENB technique (superDimension/Bronchus, Herzliya, Israel) [10].