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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bronchial  \Bron"chi*al\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  bronchial.  See  {Bronchia}.] 
  (Anat.) 
  Belonging  to  the  bronchi  and  their  ramifications  in  the 
  lungs. 
 
  {Bronchial  arteries},  branches  of  the  descending  aorta, 
  accompanying  the  bronchia  in  all  their  ramifications. 
 
  {Bronchial  cells},  the  air  cells  terminating  the  bronchia. 
 
  {Bronchial  glands},  glands  whose  functions  are  unknown, 
  seated  along  the  bronchia. 
 
  {Bronchial  membrane},  the  mucous  membrane  lining  the 
  bronchia. 
 
  {Bronchial  tube},  the  bronchi,  or  the  bronchia. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bronchial 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  associated  with  the  bronchi;  "bronchial 
  tubes";  "bronchial  pneumonia" 




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