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Descriptions of Bronchi

Bronchi: The large air passages that lead from the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs.
Source: National Institute of Health

Bronchi : The larger air passages of the lungs arising from the terminal bifurcation of the trachea.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Bronchi

Bronchi: The bronchi are a pair of hollow tubes that branch off from the trachea and transport air into and out of the lungs. The main bronchi (mainstem bronchi) branch off into a variety of smaller bronchi that branch into smaller bronchioles and end in the alveoli.

Conditions affecting the bronchi include bronchitis, trauma, asthma, cancer, birth defects, and genetic diseases.

Bronchi: Larger air passages of the lungs. (Source: excerpt from COPD Glossary: NHLBI)

Closely Related Organs: Bronchi

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Bronchi:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Bronchi

The following conditions are related to the organ: Bronchi:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Bronchi

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Bronchi:

Condition count: 3 ; see list below.

Organ types: Respiratory system (99), Lung (73)

Organs: list of all organs

Diseases List for Bronchi:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Bronchi' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:




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