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Bromus arvensis
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Bromus japonicus
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Bronchial definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BRONCH'IAL, a. [Gr. the wind-pipe.] Belong to the bronchia, or ramifications of the wind-pipe in the lungs.
The bronchial arteries are branches of the superior descending aorta accompanying the bronchia, or branches of the trachea.
Bronchial glands, glands at the division of the bronchia.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: relating to or associated with the bronchi; "bronchial tubes"; "bronchial pneumonia"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1735 of or relating to the bronchi or their ramifications in the lungs bronchially adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or relating to the bronchi or bronchioles. Phrases and idioms: bronchial tree the branching system of bronchi and bronchioles conducting air from the windpipe to the lungs.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bronchial Bron"chi*al, a. [Cf. F. bronchial. See Bronchia.] (Anat.) Belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs. Bronchial arteries, branches of the descending aorta, accompanying the bronchia in all their ramifications. Bronchial cells, the air cells terminating the bronchia. Bronchial glands, glands whose functions are unknown, seated along the bronchia. Bronchial membrane, the mucous membrane lining the bronchia. Bronchial tube, the bronchi, or the bronchia.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Bronchial means affecting or concerned with the bronchial tubes. (MEDICAL) She suffers from bronchial asthma. ADJ: ADJ n

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