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bronchial

[ brong-kee-uhl ]
/ ˈbrɒŋ ki əl /
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adjective Anatomy.
pertaining to the bronchia or bronchi.
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Origin of bronchial

First recorded in 1725–35; bronchi(a) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for bronchial

bronchial
/ (ˈbrɒŋkɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to the bronchi or the bronchial tubes

Derived forms of bronchial

bronchially, adverb
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Medical definitions for bronchial

bronchial
[ brŏngkē-əl ]

adj.
Relating to the bronchi, the bronchial tubes, or the bronchioles.
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