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WORDS THAT USE BRONCH-
What does bronch- mean?
Bronch- is a combining form used like a prefix representing the words bronchus or bronchia. The bronchus (plural bronchi) is either of two main branches of the trachea that goes to the lung. The bronchia are smaller branches off of the bronchi. Bronch- is used in many medical terms.
Bronch- comes from the Greek brónchos, meaning “windpipe,” another name for the trachea.
Bronch- is a variant of broncho-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of bronch-
Bronchitis is “acute or chronic inflammation of the membrane lining of the bronchial tubes.”
The first part of the word, bronch- represents “bronchi.” The second part of the word, -itis, denotes “inflammation.” Bronchitis literally translates to “bronchi inflammation.” The word bronchitis was formed in New Latin, using an equivalent form of bronch-.
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Example sentences from the Web for bronch-
And he said: "Wal, I can ride a wild steer bare-back, but excoose me from tacklin' a buckin' bronch without saddle an' stirrups."Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
"I don't know about no jack, but I'll rope yu a bronch," offered Red, winking at Johnny.
Who owns a mosaic bronch, Chinee flag on th' near side, Skillet brand?
A "bronch fighter" is not more jealous of his sweetheart than of his reputation as a rider.Chip, of the Flying U|B. M. Bower
"They've got our bronch," replied Mr. Connors in an injured tone.