Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of the fine, thin-walled, tubular extensions of a bronchus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small bronchial tube.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) A minute bronchial tube.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy Any of the small branches of a bronchus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of the smallest bronchial ducts; ending in alveoli

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from New Latin bronchiola, diminutive of Latin bronchus; see bronchus.]

Examples

  • What ever it was, spores in the air or whatever, I tried a bronchiole inhaler and it instantly gave relief and put the coughs to rest.

    ENT

  • Whatever is in the medication, it feels like it subdues the swollen bronchiole passages and breathing is like a breath of fresh air without the constriction.

    ENT

  • Whatever it is, spores or something in the air agitates air/bronchiole passages, and coughing can be excruciating.

    ENT

  • What ever it was, spores in the air or whatever, I tried a bronchiole inhaler and it instantly gave relief and put the coughs to rest.

    ENT

  • Whatever is in the medication, it feels like it subdues the swollen bronchiole passages and breathing is like a breath of fresh air without the constriction.

    ENT

  • What ever it was, spores in the air or whatever, I tried a bronchiole inhaler and it instantly gave relief and put the coughs to rest.

    ENT

  • Whatever it is, spores or something in the air agitates air/bronchiole passages, and coughing can be excruciating.

    ENT

  • Albuterol Inhalation Aerosol is a prescription bronchiole throat-spray (in the US) and has always worked for me.

    ENT

  • Whatever is in the medication, it feels like it subdues the swollen bronchiole passages and breathing is like a breath of fresh air without the constriction.

    ENT

  • Albuterol Inhalation Aerosol is a prescription bronchiole throat-spray (in the US) and has always worked for me.

    ENT

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