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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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The bronchial variant of Dieulafoy's disease was initially reported in 1995, and it has been considered to be a rare disease.[1] The causes of Dieulafoy's disease of the bronchus remained uncertain.
Ethnic Indians had higher survivals for most of the fifteen cancers such as thyroid, corpus uteri, colorectal, pancreas, lung, trachea and bronchus, leukaemia and lymphoma.
The epithelium of tertiary bronchus was incomplete since it had openings for the atria and respiratory capillaries, and the epithelial cells were cone, oval or irregular in shape, the nuclei were round at the middle of the cells (Fig.
The aspirated prosthesis was found in the right mainstem bronchus (Figure 3).
Mucus plug in central pulmonary bronchus is a pathology that can occur in the elderly with restlessness associated with pulmonary or cardiologic pathology.
Caption: Figure 2: (a) CT scan of the chest showing a hypodense cystic lesion in the middle mediastinum (arrow), causing compression on the carina and the proximal aspect of the mainstem bronchi, more pronounced on the left main bronchus. (b) 3D reconstruction of the CT scan showing a significant narrowing of the left main bronchus (arrow), caused by external compression of the adjacent cystic lesion.
Caption: Figure 1: Computed tomogram (CT) of the chest (mediastinal window) in horizontal view (a) and coronal view (b) showing a narrow left lower lobe (LLL) bronchus (red arrow) and distal postobstructive consolidation (yellow arrow).
After the macroscopic analysis, fragments of the trachea, tracheal bronchus, main and secondary bronchi, and lungs were removed from the parietal and mediastinal surfaces in their cranial, middle and caudal regions.
We observed a total of 8 (6.89%) cases each of foreign body in nose and bronchus. In bronchus, bits of almond and berry fruit were detected in 3 cases each and a small plastic whistle and a small plastic pen rear cap was detected in one case each all of which were removed by rigid bronchoscopy.
A nodular, homogeneous lesion within collapsed right upper lobe in right hilum was seen obliterating upper lobe bronchus and encroaching on bronchus intermedius [Figure 1].
Electronic bronchoscopy findings were mucosal hypertrophy, swelling, significant hyperemia, unevenness and luminal stenosis which were visible in the trachea, left and right main bronchi, right upper lobe and right intermediate bronchi, right lower lobe bronchus, as well as left upper and lower lobe bronchi, and total occlusion of right middle lobe bronchus (Figure 2).