bronchiole


bron·chi·ole

noun \ˈbräŋ-kē-ˌōl\

Definition of BRONCHIOLE

:  a minute thin-walled branch of a bronchus
bron·chi·o·lar \ˌbräŋ-kē-ˈō-lər\ adjective

Origin of BRONCHIOLE

New Latin bronchiolum, diminutive of bronchia
First Known Use: circa 1860

bron·chi·ole

noun \ˈbräŋ-kē-ˌōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRONCHIOLE

: a minute thin-walled branch of a bronchus
bron·chi·o·lar \ˌbräŋ-kē-ˈō-lər\ adjective

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