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bronchial

[brong-kee-uh l] /ˈbrɒŋ ki əl/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
pertaining to the bronchia or bronchi.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; bronchi(a) + -al1
Related forms
bronchially, adverb
interbronchial, adjective
postbronchial, adjective
prebronchial, adjective
subbronchial, adjective
subbronchially, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for postbronchial

bronchial

/ˈbrɒŋkɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the bronchi or the bronchial tubes
Derived Forms
bronchially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for postbronchial
bronchial
c.1735, from L.L. bronchus, from Gk. bronkhos "windpipe, throat" + -al (1). bronchial tubes is from 1847.
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postbronchial in Medicine

bronchial bron·chi·al (brŏng'kē-əl)
adj.
Relating to the bronchi, the bronchial tubes, or the bronchioles.

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