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.