bronchus

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Related to Bronchial passages: Bronchial tubes, mainstem bronchus, Left mainstem bronchus
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Synonyms for bronchus

either of the two main branches of the trachea

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For a less invasive acute treatment, peppermint tea or oil can help to relax smooth muscles in the bronchial passages.
The symptoms of asthma include coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath due to a narrowing of the bronchial passages or airways in the lungs and to excess mucus production and inflammation.
As a PDE3/4 inhibitor, RPL554 targets the underlying cause of these respiratory diseases by dilating the bronchial passages and blocking inflammation through a non-steroid or beta agonist dependent mechanism.
Dust particles 10 microns in diameter and larger are considered to be large enough to either be caught in the nasal passages, or brought back up out of the upper lungs by cilia, the hair-like media in the upper lungs and bronchial passages.
I gave him a shot of adrenalin and hydrocortisone and also gave him something to open up the bronchial passages in his lungs.
At the highest dose, 15% of the rats essentially suffocated due to the clumping of the nanotubes having blocked bronchial passages.
Rescue inhalers work by opening the bronchial passages, ideally to ma percent of what they should normally be.