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Bronchial tube   /brˈɑntʃiəl tub/   Listen
Bronchial tube

Either of the two main branches of the trachea.  Synonym: bronchus.

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"Bronchial tube" Quotes from Famous Books

... idiosyncrasy—is the tendency of the odor of certain flowers to affect the voice and sometimes even to produce complete loss of voice. The mechanism of the process is not fully understood, but it would appear that congestion and paresis of the larynx is produced and spasm of the bronchial tube. Botallus in 1565 recorded cases in which the scent of flowers brought on difficulty of breathing, and the danger of flowers from this point of view is well recognized by professional singers. Joal has studied this question in an elaborate paper (summarized in the British Medical ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis

... where the organs are more disturbed than diseased. In the park, opposite the Htel de la Paix, is the Source du Parc, 71 Fahr., recommended for sluggish action of the digestive organs, atonic derangement of the intestines, and affections of the bronchial tube caused by chronic irritation or catarrh. At the N. end of the Casino, in front of the town hospital, is the Source de l'Hpital or Rosalie, 89 Fahr., resembling very much the Grande Grille, but less exciting. It is recommended to those affected with diseases of the digestive organs, ...
— The South of France—East Half • Charles Bertram Black

Words linked to "Bronchial tube" :   cartilaginous tube, lower respiratory tract

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