bronchia

[ brong-kee-uh ]
/ ˈbrɒŋ ki ə /

noun Anatomy.(used with a plural verb)

the ramifications or branches of the bronchi.

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Origin of bronchia

1665–75; <Late Latin <Greek, plural of brónchion, equivalent to brónch(os) windpipe + -ion diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for bronchia

bronchia
/ (ˈbrɒŋkɪə) /

pl n

another name for bronchial tubes

Word Origin for bronchia

C17: from Late Latin, from Greek bronkhia, plural of bronkhion, diminutive of bronkhus windpipe, throat
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