of the bronchi and their implications within the lung area
- concerning or linked to the bronchi
- of the bronchi and their implications into the lung area.
c.1735, from belated Latin bronchus, from Greek bronkhos "windpipe, throat" (from PIE *gwro-nkh-, from root *gwere- (4) "to ingest;" see voracity) + -al (1). bronchial tubes is from 1847.
(a.) from the bronchi and their particular implications inside lungs.
Their numbers vary from one pair to seven, and they are inserted either upon the middle portion of the bronchial semi-rings (Mesomyodi), or upon the ends of these semi-rings where these pass into the inner tympaniform membrane (Acromyodi).