Entry from US English dictionary
A bronchus or a primary branch off of one.
- The web-like structures of her dyed fibres and rice paper prints reflect tree branches, bronchial tubes and the circulatory system.
- At the base, a bird's trachea splits into two branches, the bronchial tubes.
- When we breathe, air travels into the lungs through a series of bronchial tubes, which branch out like a tree, gradually getting smaller, until they turn into millions of tiny air bags called alveoli.
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Syllabification: bron·chi·al tube
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