tracheobronchial tree


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tree

 [tre]
an anatomic structure with branches resembling a tree.
bronchial tree the bronchi and their branching structures; see color plates.
tracheobronchial tree the trachea, bronchi, and their branching structures; see color plates.

tracheobronchial tree (TBT)

[-brong′kē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, tracheia + bronchos, windpipe
an anatomical complex that includes the trachea, bronchi, and bronchial tubes. It conveys air to and from the lungs and is a primary structure in respiration. See also bronchial tree.

tracheobronchial tree

The trachea, bronchi, and their branches.
See also: tree

tree

1. an anatomical structure with branches resembling a tree.
2. in information science, a decision tree.

bronchial tree
the trachea, bronchi and successive branching generations of the respiratory passages.
tree daffodil
thevetiaperuviana.
decision tree
see decision tree.
tree diagram
see decision tree.
tree lupin
lupinusarboreus.
tree nettle
see urtica.
tree shrew
primitive arboreal mammal that some taxonomists place with the primates. Like squirrels in shape and size. Called also Tupaia spp.
tree snake
a number of colubrid snakes that lead an arboreal existence and practice falling from trees with their body spread out, earning the name of flying snake.
tree tobacco
nicotianaglauca.
tracheobronchial tree
the trachea, bronchi and their branching structures.
tree zamia
cycasarmstrongii, C. media.
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015 mg/kg every 12 hours combination to clinically stable children before bronchoscopy for decrease irritative and inflammatory effects of FB to the tracheobronchial tree.
Clinicians should carefully look for the myriad of possible associated defects especially cardiac and other tracheobronchial tree anomalies which can contribute to morbidity and mortality.
The viruses enter the epithelial cells of the nasopharynx and tracheobronchial tree, and leave a change on the surface of the epithelial cells that alerts lymphocytes to kill and destroy those cells harboring virus.
9-11) The sites most easily invaded by the primary mycotic infection are the paranasal sinuses, orbit, ear, tracheobronchial tree, and lungs.
Conclusion: Rigid bronchoscopy is an effective procedure for the removal of foreign bodies in tracheobronchial tree in children.
The risk of infection is counterintuitive since the sequestered lung lacks a direct connection to the tracheobronchial tree.
In type 2, the systemic artery supplies both normal and abnormal lung, having no communication with the tracheobronchial tree.
The pattern of foreign bodies inhalation in tracheobronchial tree.
The various enzymatic defects lead to accumulation of keratin sulfate and chondroitin-6-sulfate in connective tissue, skeletal system und teeth, brain, heart, liver, spleen and tracheobronchial tree, leading to characteristic physical appearance and resulting in endorgan disfunction [2].
Bronchoscopy is a procedure in which a hollow flexible tube called a bronchoscope is inserted into the air ways through the nose or mouth to provide a view of the tracheobronchial tree.
Neck/chest x-rays and CT scan with 3D reconstruction of tracheobronchial tree were requested.
8) The former develop as a result of sequestration of a respiratory bud during development or separation of the tracheobronchial tree from the oesophagus.