Bronchi Sentence Examples
Inner and outer membranes may exist on the bronchi.
Benzoic acid is also excreted by the bronchi and tends to disinfect and stimulate the bronchial mucous membrane.
The changes that take place in the lungs of people with asthma make the airways (the "breathing tubes," or bronchi and the smaller bronchioles) hyper-reactive to many different types of stimuli that do not affect healthy lungs.
The majority of birds possess a pair of internal tympaniform membranes forming the inner or median walls of the bronchi, which are there furnished with semi-rings only.
The drug is excreted partly by the bronchi - which it tends to disinfect - and partly in the urine, which it causes to smell of violets.Advertisement
The trachea divides into two bronchi.
The trachea then splits into two branches, the left and right bronchi (bronchial tubes).
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the air passages between the nose and the lungs, including the windpipe or trachea and the larger air tubes of the lung that bring air in from the trachea (bronchi).
In an asthma attack, the muscle tissues in the walls of the bronchi go into spasm, and the cells lining the airways swell and secrete mucus into the air spaces.
These two actions cause the bronchi to become narrowed (bronchoconstriction).Advertisement
Bronchioles-Small airways extending from the bronchi into the lobes of the lungs.
The medication is used to treat asthma because it dilates the bronchioles and bronchi.
The syrinx is a modification of the lower part of the trachea and of the adjoining bronchi.
The secretion of mucus by the bronchi and trachea is greatly reduced and their muscular tissue is paralysed - a fact of which much use is made in practical medicine.
The places mentioned are all suitable for persons suffering from chronic bronchitis, who should avoid any irritation of the larynx, trachea or bronchi by air which is too dry or which is liable to great changes of temperature.Advertisement
Inside the lungs the bronchi divide into smaller and smaller airways until they end up as small air sacs called alveoli.
These are supplied with air by small bronchioles, which are in turn supplied by bronchi that are fed from the trachea.
It is possible to pass the endoscope right down to where the trachea splits into large bronchi at the bifurcation.
Croup is a broad term describing a group of illnesses that affect the larynx, trachea, and bronchi.
The lower breathing passages (bronchi) may also be affected.Advertisement
Bronchoscopy-A procedure in which a hollow tube (bronchoscope) is inserted into the airway to allow visual examination of the larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles.
A tube composed of cartilage and membrane that extends from below the voice box into the chest where it splits into two branches, the bronchi, that lead to each lung.
The bronchioles and bronchi normally produce a thin, clear mucus that traps foreign particles including bacteria and viruses.
These tests use slender tubular instruments to inspect the interior of the bronchi and larynx.
The bronchioles are small branches off of the more major bronchi or airway tubes that run through the lungs.Advertisement
Bronchiole-Tubes in the lungs that carry air from the bronchi to lung tissues.
These bronchi branch into smaller air tubes that run within the lungs, leading to the small air sacs of the lungs (alveoli).
Recurrent and chronic infections of the lungs and sinuses leading to chronic dilation of the bronchi (the larger air passageways) in the lungs.
The trachea divides into the right and left bronchi, each branching off into multiple smaller bronchi that course throughout the lung tissue.
Lung stroma, the tissue of the lung, serves a supportive role for the bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli.
Bronchoscope-A lighted instrument that is inserted into the windpipe to view the bronchi and bronchioles, to remove obstructions, or to withdraw specimens for testing.
In the event of the host escaping being killed and eaten it is believed that some of these larvae wander about or ultimately make their way to the exterior, possibly through the bronchi; nevertheless it seems to be certain that they can only reach sexual maturity in the nasal passages of some carnivorous animal, and the chance of attaining this environment is afforded when the viscera of the host are devoured by some flesh-eating mammal.
The motor nerves of the arteries, of the bladder and rectal sphincters, and also of the bronchi, are paralysed by atropine, but the nervous arrangements of those organs are highly complex and until they are further unravelled by physiologists, pharmacology will be unable to give much information which might be of great value in the employment of atropine.
Thus carbolic acid or carbolized ammonia are sniffed into the nose to destroy the microbes there, or the nose is washed out by an antiseptic solution as a nasal douche; bismuth or morphine are insufflated, or zinc ointment is applied, to cover the mucous membrane, and protect it from further irritation; and various antiseptic gargles, paints and powders applied to the pharynx in order to prevent the microbic inflammation from extending to the pharynx and down the trachea and bronchi, for many a severe bronchitis begins first by sneezing and nasal irritation.
The structural changes occurring in the bronchi in catarrhal bronchitis have also been ascertained, and, as in the case of pneumonia, have been shown to be frequently excited by the presence of a microphyte.