noun Anatomy, (used with a plural verb)
the ramifications or branches of the bronchi.

1665–75; < Late Latin < Greek, plural of brónchion, equivalent to brónch(os) windpipe + -ion diminutive suffix Unabridged
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bronchia (ˈbrɒŋkɪə)
pl n
another name for bronchial tubes
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek bronkhia, plural of bronkhion, diminutive of bronkhus windpipe, throat]

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Example sentences
Anuria, pulmonary edema and bronchia pneumonia may complicate recovery after either type of exposure.
Sensitivity to tartrazine manifests itself as increased bronchia sensitivity in sensitive asthmatics.
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