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bronchial tube

noun
1.
a bronchus or any of its ramifications or branches.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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bronchial tube in Medicine

bronchial tube n.
Any of the smaller divisions of the bronchi of the lung.

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bronchial tube in Science
bronchial tube
  (brŏng'kē-əl)   
A bronchus or any of the tubes branching from a bronchus. The bronchial tubes decrease in size as they descend into the lungs.
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