noun, plural bron·chi [brong-kee, -kahy] /ˈbrɒŋ ki, -kaɪ/. Anatomy.
Origin of bronchus
Examples from the Web for bronchus
Examine one bronchus, carefully dissecting away the lung tissue with curved scissors.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
By the passage of bougies through a bronchoscope a stricture of the bronchus has been relieved in a similar manner.
Some time before the abscess really reaches the diaphragm, preparation is made in the lung for the discharge through a bronchus.
For the sake of simplicity only one lung and one bronchus are shown.Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator|Albert M. Reese
noun plural -chi (-kaɪ)
Word Origin for bronchus
1706 (plural bronchi), from Greek bronkhos "the wind pipe" (see bronchial).