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.

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.