Definition of bronchium in US English:



  • A bronchial tube smaller than a bronchus and larger than a bronchiole.

    • ‘The present study contains evident pathological alterations in the tissues of the aero tract (trachea, bronchium and lungs), probably due to the indirect actions of those substances, once there is a significant difference between the groups of rats that ingested mate and the control group.’
    • ‘There were ground-glass shadow and large area of lung consolidation with air bronchium in both lungs.’
    • ‘The presence of the sodium ion goes to a fluidization of the bronchium secretion and of the respiratory superior lines by increasing the sol phase from mucous.’