bronchoesophageal muscle

[ brŏng′kō-ĭ-sŏf′ə-jēəl ]

n.

Any of the muscular fascicles that arise from the wall of the left bronchus and reinforce the musculature of the esophagus.

Nearby words

  1. bronchocavernous,
  2. bronchocele,
  3. bronchocentric granulomatosis,
  4. bronchoconstrictor,
  5. bronchodilator,
  6. bronchoesophagology,
  7. bronchoesophagoscopy,
  8. bronchofiberscope,
  9. bronchogenic,
  10. bronchogenic carcinoma


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