Origin of bronchial
Examples from the Web for bronchial
Historical Examples of bronchial
The lung was not yet attacked, but the bronchial tubes were affected.
Oh, how grateful I felt to my dear bronchial tubes, for they have sent me to Italy!
The juice is prescribed in doses of 30–60 grams in bronchial catarrh.
The leaves are used in bronchial troubles and the seeds are sudorific.
He had a bronchial cold, and my visit was, as he said, purely precautionary.The Romance of His Life
- of or relating to the bronchi or the bronchial tubes
Word Origin and History for bronchial
c.1735, from Late Latin bronchus, from Greek bronkhos "windpipe, throat" (from PIE *gwronkh-, from root *gwere- "to swallow") + -al (1). bronchial tubes is from 1847.
- Relating to the bronchi, the bronchial tubes, or the bronchioles.