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Bronchial Artery

Descriptions of Bronchial Artery

Bronchial Artery: arteries that accompany the bronchioles
Source: WordNet 2.1

Bronchial Artery : Left bronchial arteries arise from the thoracic aorta, the right from the first aortic intercostal or the upper left bronchial artery; they supply the bronchi and the lower trachea.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Bronchial Artery

Bronchial Artery: The bronchial artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the thoracic aorta in the thorax. The bronchial artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the lungs, specifically the bronchi, bronchioles and lung connective tissue. Blood flows from the left ventricle of the heart into the ascending aorta and aortic arch then into the thoracic aorta and into the bronchial artery.

Conditions that can afflict the bronchial artery include bronchial artery sclerosis, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, occlusion, aneurysm, thrombosis, embolism, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Bronchial Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Bronchial Artery

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Bronchial Artery

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