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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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10] The high incidence of EBTB in young women may be attributed to the narrow bronchus and weak ability to clear sputum due to which the tubercle bacilli easily attaches to the bronchial wall.
0 cm-long fragments of the cranial and caudal portions of the trachea, tracheal bronchus, main bronchi and lungs, washed in distilled water for 20 min and post-fixed in 1 % osmium tetroxide solution (Polyscience[R], Inc.
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9] As is also seen in our case where a nodular, homogeneous lesion was seen within collapsed right upper lobe in right hilum obliterating upper lobe bronchus indicating lower grade of tumor.
4%) deaths, both because of inability to retrieve FBs in time from main bronchus after being dislodged from right main bronchi leading to fall in oxygen saturation and subsequent cardiac arrest.
When a patient is found to have an obstructive mass within the bronchus on CT examination, further evaluation with endoscopy should be performed.
88 cm and mean [+ or -] SE distance at which apical bronchus and carina were located was 112.
Tracheal bronchus (TB) was firstly defined in 1785 by Sandifort as a branch of right upper lobe originating from the trachea.
A 32-year-old woman with an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the left upper lobe developed an almost complete stenosis of the left main bronchus and the left upper lobe bronchus.
There is a consensus that the anatomical structure of the right main bronchus and branches of the bronchial tree make it more susceptible to foreign body aspiration (9).
While there are congenital variations in bronchial branching patterns, the main ones that arise from central bronchi include tracheal bronchus and accessory cardiac bronchus.
Computed tomography (CT) of the thorax showed total absence of the right lung with a blindly-ending right main bronchus (aplasia), complete shift of the mediastinum to the right with a hyperinflated left lung herniating to the right hemithorax, and a prominent left pulmonary vasculature (figure 2).