plural of bronchus. either of the two main branches of the trachea. Historical Examples Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4) William Kirby A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd A Synopsis of the Birds of North America John James Audubon Special Report on Diseases of […]
variant of broncho- before a vowel.
bronco: to bust a bronc. Historical Examples Bar-20 Days Clarence E. Mulford The Fighting Edge William MacLeod Raine Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker Harper’s Round Table, September 10, 1895 Various The King of Arcadia Francis […]
a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects. Historical Examples A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various noun an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes bron’cho·scop’ic (-skŏp’ĭk) adj. bron·chos’co·py (-kŏs’kə-pē) n.