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bronchia

[brong-kee-uh] /ˈbrɒŋ ki ə/
noun, Anatomy, (used with a plural verb)
1.
the ramifications or branches of the bronchi.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < Late Latin < Greek, plural of brónchion, equivalent to brónch(os) windpipe + -ion diminutive suffix
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  • Anuria, pulmonary edema and bronchia pneumonia may complicate recovery after either type of exposure.
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British Dictionary definitions for bronchia

bronchia

/ˈbrɒŋkɪə/
plural noun
1.
another name for bronchial tubes
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin, from Greek bronkhia, plural of bronkhion, diminutive of bronkhus windpipe, throat
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