bronchopneumonia. a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages. noun inflammation of the lungs, originating in the bronchioles
a bronchus or any of its ramifications or branches. Historical Examples The Bramleighs Of Bishop’s Folly Charles James Lever The Pig Sanders Spencer A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure Edward Hooker Dewey An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis Archibald Makellar Mrs. Geoffrey Duchess A Handbook of […]
a bronchus or any of its ramifications or branches. bronchial tube (brŏng’kē-əl) A bronchus or any of the tubes branching from a bronchus. The bronchial tubes decrease in size as they descend into the lungs.