What does Bronchiole mean?

Bronchiole meaning in General Dictionary

one minute bronchial tube

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  • some of the littlest bronchial ducts; closing in alveoli
  • a moment bronchial tube.

Bronchiole meaning in Medical Dictionary

The tiny branch of environment pipes inside the lungs this is certainly a continuation of this bronchus. The bronchioles hook up to the alveoli (air sacs).

Bronchiole meaning in Etymology Dictionary

contemporary Latin, from diminutive of bronchia "the bronchial pipes" (plural; see bronchial).

Bronchiole - German to English


Bronchiole meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One minute bronchial tube.