Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

bronchial

play
adjective bron·chi·al \ˈbräŋ-kē-əl\

Simple Definition of bronchial

  • : relating to or involving the tubes that carry air into the lungs

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bronchial

  1. :  of or relating to the bronchi or their ramifications in the lungs

bronchially play \-kē-ə-lē\ adverb

Circa 1735

First Known Use of bronchial

circa 1735


BRONCHIAL Defined for Kids

bronchial

play
adjective bron·chi·al \ˈbräŋ-kē-əl\

Definition of bronchial for Students

  1. :  of or relating to either of the two branches (bronchial tubes) of the trachea that carry air into the lungs




Medical Dictionary

bronchial

play
adjective bron·chi·al \ˈbräŋ-kē-əl\

Medical Definition of bronchial

  1. :  of or relating to the bronchi or their ramifications in the lungs

bronchially \-ə-lē\play adverb



Learn More about bronchial


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bronchial? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin oily angry prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ