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Bronchus

Synonym(s)

  • bronchi

Definition(s)

Either of the two primary divisions of the trachea that lead respectively into the right and the left lung.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

A large air passage that leads from the trachea (windpipe) to the lung.

Definition from:  National Cancer Institute dictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: August 24, 2015