secondary bronchial buds

secondary bronchial buds

protrusions on the bronchi, three on the right side, two on the left, which give rise to the lobes of the lungs.

secondary bronchial buds

outgrowths of the primary bronchial buds, three on the right side and two on the left, which give rise to the lobes of the lungs and further branch to form the tertiary bronchial buds.

sec·on·dar·y bron·chi·al buds

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē brong'kē-ăl bŭdz)
Buds resulting from branching of the primary bronchial buds, three on the right side and two on the left; they give rise to the lobes of the lungs.
Synonym(s): pulmonary lobar buds.