SYN: bronchus. [Mod. L. fr. G. bronchion]

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bron·chi·um 'bräŋ-kē-əm n, pl bron·chia -kē-ə a branch of a bronchus esp one joining a primary bronchus to its bronchioles

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bron·chi·um (brongґke-əm) pl. bronґchia [L.] a term sometimes used for one of the subdivisions of a bronchus larger than a bronchiole.

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