bronchial buds

bron·chi·al buds

(brong'kē-ăl bŭdz)
Two lateral outpouchings of the tracheal bud that are the primordia of the bronchi.
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6) During bronchial branching, the bronchial buds are supplied by a capillary plexus derived from the primitive aorta which typically regresses; however, growth arrest locally at the pulmonary artery during bronchial division, which may lead to persistence of the blood supply from the aorta.
The tracheal precartilaginous condensation is evident with segmental bronchial buds at stage 17 (ca.