bronchi

[ brong-kee, -kahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF bronchi

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Their size varies with that of the bronchi in which they are formed.

The first of these tubes are called the trache and the latter the bronchi.

It affects the bronchi but slightly, since it contains no volatile oil.

Both kinds of cavities may either be closed or have an opening into the bronchi.

It passed through the bronchi without stimulating the glottis, and produced no uneasy sensations in the lungs.

Hereditary influence and idiosyncrasy predispose to chronic catarrh of the bowel as to catarrh of the bronchi.

Trachea simple, generally cylindrical, with the bronchi wide, and a single pair of slender inferior laryngeal muscles.

Parts of the lungs have been removed to show the branching of the air tubes or bronchi which pass into them.

Benzoic acid is also excreted by the bronchi and tends to disinfect and stimulate the bronchial mucous membrane.

These are attached by short tubes, the bronchi, to the long cartilaginous trachea.

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