bronchial

[ brong-kee-uh l ]
/ ˈbrɒŋ ki əl /

adjective Anatomy.

pertaining to the bronchia or bronchi.

Origin of bronchial

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

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for bronchial

bronchial

/ (ˈbrɒŋkɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the bronchi or the bronchial tubes

Derived Forms

bronchially, adverb
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Medicine definitions for bronchial

bronchial

[ brŏngkē-əl ]

adj.

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