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bronchus:

see lungslungs,
elastic organs used for breathing in vertebrate animals, excluding most fish, which use gills, and a few amphibian species that respire through the skin. The word is sometimes applied to the respiratory apparatus of lower animals.
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bronchus

[′bräŋ·kəs]
(anatomy)
Either of the two primary branches of the trachea or any of the bronchi's pulmonary branches having cartilage in their walls.

bronchus

either of the two main branches of the trachea, which contain cartilage within their walls
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Biopsies of tissue from bronchial tubes show that exercising in ozone-laden air can cause moderate inflammation of these airways, even in healthy individuals, a California-based study finds.
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During an asthma attack, the bronchial tubes in the lungs become inflamed and narrow, resulting in wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing.
One is a corticosteroid, such as fluticasone (Flovent), which reduces the inflammation of asthma in the bronchial tubes.
During an asthma attack, the lining of the bronchial tubes swell, causing the airways to narrow and reducing the flow of air into and out of the lungs.
Asthma is characterized by bronchoconstriction, a tightening of the bronchial tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs.
Repeated lung infection in people with chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis, in which the mucus produced by the lining of the airways is thicker than normal, blocking the bronchial tubes and then collecting in the lungs.
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