bronchus

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noun bron·chus \ˈbräŋ-kəs\

Definition of bronchus

plural

bronchi

play \ˈbräŋ-ˌkī, -ˌkē\
  1. :  either of the two primary divisions of the trachea that lead respectively into the right and the left lung; broadly :  bronchial tube

Origin and Etymology of bronchus

New Latin, from Greek bronchos


First Known Use: circa 1706


Medical Dictionary

bronchus

play
noun bron·chus \ˈbräŋ-kəs\

Medical Definition of bronchus

plural

bronchi

\ˈbräŋ-ˌkī, -ˌkē\play
  1. :  either of the two primary divisions of the trachea that lead respectively into the right and the left lung; broadly :  bronchial tube

Illustration of bronchus



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