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An accessory bronchus that branches off directly from the trachea, the carina, or another bronchus. It is an ectopic malformation of the respiratory tract that usually runs to the right upper lobe of the lung. Synonym: bronchus suis
See also: bronchus
pl. bronchi [L.] any of the larger passages conveying air to (right or left principal bronchus) and within the lungs (lobar and segmental bronchi). See also respiration, bronchial.
like a bowel clamp but with solid straight blades. Has ratcheted handles.
a lobar bronchus originating directly from the trachea in pigs and cattle, and which aerates the cranial lobe of the right lung.