bronchial tree


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bronchial tree

[′bräŋ·kē·əl ′trē]
(anatomy)
The arborization of the bronchi of the lung, considered as a structural and functional unit.
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Sputum and bronchial aspirate samples are upper bronchial tree samples, and BAL and bronchial mucosa are lower bronchial tree samples.
A BPF is a communication between the pleural space and the bronchial tree. Although rare, BPFs are associated with high morbidity and mortality.
In the current study, right-side involvement of bronchial tree was more common than the left-side.
The trachea and bronchial tree are lined with a specialised tissue--the respiratory epithelium.
He further opined that since Elisabeth was not awake during the premature extubation, gastric juices entered the trachea causing intense contraction of muscles around the trachea and bronchial tree because her 'protective airway reflex' was not yet back.
At that point, deep in the bronchial tree, any increase in breathing rate will have no effect on resistance.
In some cases, the symptoms are related to obstruction of the bronchial tree leading to pneumonia and respiratory symptoms (2).
It is worth to note that particles of size 30 [micro]m will not pass the nasal passage, however, they might be inhaled to human trachea bronchial tree via mouth breathing.
The 'Bronchial Tree' really does look like a tree, although it would probably be unwise to dangle glittery baubles on it for Christmas.
This will increase the incidence of tumors of the oral cavity, tongue, larynx, pharynx, trachea, bronchial tree, lungs, tonsils, nasal mucosa, nasal air sinuses, nasal polyps, vocal cords, and any other structure where the insulin particulates are deposited.
If the tumour covers wider areas of the bronchial tree, multiple cryo-applications are made during the same treatment session.