bronchusnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbrɒŋ.kəs/ us /ˈbrɑːŋ.kəs/ plural bronchi uk /-kaɪ/ us specialized
Examples from literature
- Examine one bronchus, carefully dissecting away the lung tissue with curved scissors.
- Parts of the lungs have been removed to show the branching of the air tubes or bronchi which pass into them.
- The presence of vomited matters in the trachea and bronchi is a valuable sign of drowning.
- The root of the lung, as it is called, is formed by the bronchi, two pulmonary arteries, and two pulmonary veins.
- The windpipe between the larynx and the bronchi.