bronchiolus


bronchiolus
SYN: bronchiole. [Mod. L. dim. of bronchus]
- bronchioli respiratorii SYN: respiratory bronchioles, under bronchiole.
- b. terminalis SYN: terminal bronchiole.

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bron·chi·o·lus bräŋ-'kī-ə-ləs n, pl -o·li -.lī BRONCHIOLE

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bron·chi·o·lus (brong-kiґo-ləs) pl. bronchiґoli [L., dim. of bronchus] [TA] a subdivision of the branched bronchial tree; see bronchiole.

Medical dictionary. 2011.