bronchus

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Synonyms for bronchus

either of the two main branches of the trachea

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The graphics showing the Bronchial Tubes and the Episode with the coughing child as well as the page showing a middle grade child enjoying life via use of good control including getting enough rest, avoiding triggers, getting needed rest, and following doctor bidding regarding medicines and devices would all have helped to put son at ease and understand better what asthma is and how to care for it.
They were stuck in the right and left bronchial tubes as well as in the tracheal bronchus under the larynx.
During an asthma attack, the bronchial tubes in the lungs become inflamed and narrow, resulting in wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing.
One is a corticosteroid, such as fluticasone (Flovent), which reduces the inflammation of asthma in the bronchial tubes.
During an asthma attack, the lining of the bronchial tubes swell, causing the airways to narrow and reducing the flow of air into and out of the lungs.
Asthma is characterized by bronchoconstriction, a tightening of the bronchial tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs.
Repeated lung infection in people with chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis, in which the mucus produced by the lining of the airways is thicker than normal, blocking the bronchial tubes and then collecting in the lungs.
Because asthma causes the bronchial tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs to swell and become sore, it is especially serious for children.
ALONG with nine million of us I have a Christmas cold and my bronchial tubes currently sound as if a mouse is eating popping candy in them.
Veins and arteries can roll off a dull edge, and other structures like bronchial tubes are extremely tough.
Alpha receptors are the ones that cause relaxation of smooth muscles around bronchial tubes when stimulated, while stimulation of beta receptors increases heart activity.
According to the National Institutes of Health, aspiration pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs and bronchial tubes, and occurs after breathing in foreign material.
From a physiological point of view, this hypersensitivity results in serious inflammation of the bronchial tubes and the bronchioles in sensitive persons.
It regulates the gland and is found to be curative in cases of goiter (enlargement of the thyroid gland); Dyspepsia (chronic digestive disturbance); Bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchial tubes.