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bronchial tubes


It makes him start to hyperventilate, which makes his bronchial tubes begin to constrict.
Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  either of the two main branches of the trachea
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bronchial tubes bronchial tube
Notes:
The main bronchial tubes divide into smaller bronchial air passages (that might also be referred to as bronchial tubes) which divide into still smaller
bronchioles.
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  • It makes him start to hyperventilate, which makes his bronchial tubes begin to constrict.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • The director of CERN, Maximilian Kohler, opened his eyes to the cool rush of cromolyn and leukotriene in his body, dilating his bronchial tubes and pulmonary capillaries.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • When, on a day after a trip to collect coal, I cough once, loudly, through bronchial tubes already packed tight with phlegm, my mother frowns.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • In obedience to a long-established habit, the Wellands had left the previous week for St. Augustine, where, out of regard for the supposed susceptibility of Mr. Welland’s bronchial tubes, they always spent the latter part of the winter.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
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Associated words [difficulty]:   bronchial tubes [9] , trachea [7] , thoracic [8] , alveoli [9] , alveoli [9]
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