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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.
* Bronchitis, laryngitis or croup Measles may lead to inflammation of your voice box (larynx) or inflammation of the inner walls that line the main air passageways of your lungs (bronchial tubes).
Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as corticosteroids, are also used to reduce swelling in the bronchial tubes. Pulmonary rehabilitation, a specialized exercise program for those with more severe disease, also improves patients' ability to exercise and participate in basic daily activities with less shortness of breath.
Because the air is warmer and contains more moisture, the impact on the bronchial tubes is actually lessened (airways don't dry out and contract as much as they might with cooler air).
The bronchial tubes in the lungs contain cells with tiny hair-like projections called cilia, which constantly beat back and forth to sweep bacteria out of the lungs.
Sweden, May 3 -- Asthma is a common chronic non-communicable disease (NCD) that is usually characterised by inflammation of the bronchial tubes or airways of the lungs.
Asthma may cause permanent narrowing of the bronchial tubes, and severe asthma attacks may require visits to the emergency room and/or hospitalization.
It filters the air, warms it to body temperature, and humidifies it to prevent dryness in the lining of the lung and bronchial tubes.
Dr Niaz Ali Khan, TMO, Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar's Pulmonology Department told reporter on Monday that asthma was a chronic illness involving the airways in lungs, adding these airways or bronchial tubes allow air to enter and leave the lungs.
Safwat said asthma is characterised by the inflammation of the bronchial tubes with increased production of mucus secretions inside.
On its first appearance last Autumn, with different principals and different conductor, reviews seemed fixated on the fake-endoscopy of Violetta's bronchial tubes that appears at the beginning (just in case we don't know she's doomed) and recurs before her death scene.
Asthma is characterized by bronchoconstriction, a tightening of the bronchial tubes that carry air into and out of 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.