bronchial bronchial  /b ˈrɑn tʃi əl/


  • (adj) relating to or associated with the bronchi


  1. The drugs relieve symptoms but can, without warning, increase dangerous bronchial inflammation.
  2. A team of Chicago doctors criticized the aerosol bronchial sprays that asthma sufferers, among others, increasingly use to help open constricted bronchial passages.
  3. Insulin shock, already used to snap schizophrenics and morphine addicts back to normal, may be a cure for bronchial asthma.


  • Garden Notes : Pollen is on the wane; peonies show off on Martha's Vineyard

    Pollen is a ubiquitous material. It is everywhere indoors and out, including in our sinuses, tonsils, and bronchial tubes, clinging onto our tissues with its minute hooks, pins, and grappling devices. If one lives in woodland the scent of it — presumed to be decaying — is pervasive at this time.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Martha's Vineyard Times


  1. "I am devastated and deeply disappointed," Hill said in a statement late Thursday. "I have been looking forward to being part of this event for months, and even after being diagnosed with a bronchial infection I came to LA anyway hoping that...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Faith Hill Source: TheShowBuzz

  2. Scully explained that he'd been fighting a cough and, while reading in bed Thursday night at his Hidden Hills home, "all of a sudden I felt one of these big bronchial coughs coming up, and I thought I would get to the bathroom. I jumped out of bed....
    on Mar 21, 2010 By: Vin Scully Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  3. Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina says largely the same thing in this week's People as well, "On the set it was 105 degrees. And she has bronchial asthma - so any extreme heat or cols, she can't breathe."
    on Jul 31, 2006 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Deadbolt

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