Definition of bronchium in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbräNGkēəm/

Entry from US English dictionary


A bronchial tube smaller than a bronchus and larger than a bronchiole.
Example sentences
  • There were ground-glass shadow and large area of lung consolidation with air bronchium in both lungs.
  • The presence of the sodium ion goes to a fluidization of the bronchium secretion and of the respiratory superior lines by increasing the sol phase from mucous.
  • The present study contains evident pathological alterations in the tissues of the aero tract (trachea, bronchium and lungs), probably due to the indirect actions of those substances, once there is a significant difference between the groups of rats that ingested mate and the control group.

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Syllabification: bron·chi·um

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