Definition of Bronchial

1. Adjective. Relating to or associated with the bronchi. "Bronchial pneumonia"

Partainyms: Bronchus
Derivative terms: Bronchus

Definition of Bronchial

1. a. Belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs.

Definition of Bronchial

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the bronchi or bronchioles. ¹

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Definition of Bronchial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bronchial

1. Pertaining to one or more bronchi. Origin: L. Bronchialis (13 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bronchial

brompton stock
bromsulphalein test
bromthymol blue
bronchi lobares
bronchial (current term)
bronchial adenoma
bronchial anatomy
bronchial arteries
bronchial artery
bronchial asthma
bronchial atresia
bronchial breathing
bronchial bud
bronchial calculus
bronchial fistula
bronchial fremitus
bronchial glands
bronchial hyperreactivity
bronchial pneumonia

Literary usage of Bronchial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"Those supplying the bronchial tubes form a capillary plexus in the muscular coat, from which branches are given off to form a second plexus in the mucous ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1918)
"I. CHANDLER WALKER PETER BENT BRIGHAM HOSPITAL, BOSTON THE CAUSE AND TREATMENT OF bronchial ASTHMA A Discussion of the Facts which may be Elicited from the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"IT is beginning to seem more than probable that the first chapter in the story of tuberculosis of the lungs is often written in the bronchial glands, ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"bronchial ASTHMA. Asthma is a term which has been applied to various conditions associated with dyspnoea—hence the names cardiac and renal asthma—but its ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1898)
"2 bronchial and mediastinal glands. 1 bronchial and mediastinal lymphatic ... 10 bronchial, mediastinal, mesenteric, and hepatic glands and right lung. ..."

6. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"(a) I have already described the occurrence of bronchial breathing in parts of the ... In disease, bronchial breathing may be heard elsewhere in the chest, ..."

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