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bronchiole

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noun bron·chi·ole \ˈbräŋ-kē-ˌōl\

Definition of bronchiole

  1. :  a minute thin-walled branch of a bronchus

bronchiolar play \ˌbräŋ-kē-ˈō-lər\ adjective


Origin of bronchiole

New Latin bronchiolum, diminutive of bronchia


First Known Use: circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

bronchiole

play
noun bron·chi·ole \ˈbräŋ-kē-ˌōl\

Medical Definition of bronchiole

  1. :  a minute thin-walled branch of a bronchus

bronchiolar \ˌbräŋ-kē-ˈō-lər\play adjective



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