How to use Bronchioles in a sentence

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  • The respiratory bronchioles have single alveoli off their walls.

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  • When these bronchioles are infected, they become inflamed, and breathing may become difficult.

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  • These then branch to give rise to several orders of progressively smaller airways called bronchioles, the smallest of which are called terminal bronchioles.

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  • Researchers chemically modified adrenaline to find molecules that would have the same effect in dilating the bronchioles but without the stimulation of the heart.

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  • These medicines, properly known as bronchodilators, have a relaxing effect on the muscle surrounding the bronchioles.

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  • All other particles that are too small to impact will be carried deep into the lungs and reach the terminal bronchioles and alveoli.

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  • These are supplied with air by small bronchioles, which are in turn supplied by bronchi that are fed from the trachea.

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  • Alveoli-The tiny air sacs clustered at the ends of the bronchioles in the lungs in which oxygen-carbon dioxide exchange takes place.

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  • 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.

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  • The bronchioles and bronchi normally produce a thin, clear mucus that traps foreign particles including bacteria and viruses.

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  • The bronchioles are small branches off of the more major bronchi or airway tubes that run through the lungs.

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  • Breathing problems occur in RSV infections because the bronchioles swell, making it difficult for air to get in and out of the lungs.

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  • Each bronchus divides into tubes of smaller and smaller diameter, finally ending in the terminal bronchioles.

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  • The alveoli, in which oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged, are clustered at the ends of the bronchioles.

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  • Lung stroma, the tissue of the lung, serves a supportive role for the bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The medication is used to treat asthma because it dilates the bronchioles and bronchi.

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