bronchial

adjective
bron·​chi·​al | \ ˈbräŋ-kē-əl How to pronounce bronchial (audio) \

Definition of bronchial

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

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Other Words from bronchial

bronchially \ ˈbräŋ-​kē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce bronchial (audio) \ adverb

Examples of bronchial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus mutation made it spread faster," 3 Dec. 2020 And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus mutation made it spread faster," 3 Dec. 2020 And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus mutation made it spread faster," 3 Dec. 2020 And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus mutation made it spread faster," 3 Dec. 2020 And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus mutation made it spread faster," 3 Dec. 2020 And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus mutation made it spread faster," 3 Dec. 2020 And in a third, the variant infected human bronchial and nasal tissue in a cell-culture dish far more efficiently than its ancestor. James Glanz, New York Times, "Evidence Builds That an Early Mutation Made the Pandemic Harder to Stop," 24 Nov. 2020 In one, the team found that 614G viruses were more infectious in samples of human bronchial and nasal tissue, the most likely source of virus to be transmitted to others. James Glanz, New York Times, "Evidence Builds That an Early Mutation Made the Pandemic Harder to Stop," 24 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of bronchial

circa 1703, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bronchial was circa 1703

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19 Feb 2021

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“Bronchial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchial. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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bronchial

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bronchial

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

bronchial

adjective
bron·​chi·​al | \ ˈbräŋ-kē-əl How to pronounce bronchial (audio) \

Kids Definition of bronchial

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

bronchial

adjective
bron·​chi·​al | \ ˈbräŋ-kē-əl How to pronounce bronchial (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchial

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

Other Words from bronchial

bronchially \ -​ə-​lē How to pronounce bronchial (audio) \ adverb

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