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bronchial tube

  1. a bronchus or any of its ramifications or branches.
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Origin of bronchial tube

First recorded in 1840–50
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bronchial tube in Medicine

bronchial tube

  1. Any of the smaller divisions of the bronchi of the lung.
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bronchial tube in Science

bronchial tube

  1. A bronchus or any of the tubes branching from a bronchus. The bronchial tubes decrease in size as they descend into the lungs.
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