Bronchial arteries, branches of the descending aorta, accompanying the bronchia in all their ramifications.Bronchial cells, the air cells terminating the bronchia.Bronchial glands, glands whose functions are unknown, seated along the bronchia.Bronchial membrane, the mucous membrane lining the bronchia.Bronchial tube, the bronchi, or the bronchia.

(Bron"chic) a. (Anat.) Bronchial.

(Bron"chi*ole) n. (Anat.) A minute bronchial tube.

Bromeliaceous to Brother

(Bro*me`li*a"ceous) a. [Named after Olaf Bromel, a Swedish botanist.] (Bot.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a family of endogenous and mostly epiphytic or saxicolous plants of which the genera Tillandsia and Billbergia are examples. The pineapple, though terrestrial, is also of this family.

(Bro"mic) a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, bromine; — said of those compounds of bromine in which this element has a valence of five, or the next to its highest; as, bromic acid.

(Bro"mide) n. (Chem.) A compound of bromine with a positive radical.

(Bro"mi*nate) v. t. See Bromate, v. t.

(Bro"mine) n. [Gr. bad smell, stink. Cf. Brome.] (Chem.) One of the elements, related in its chemical qualities to chlorine and iodine. Atomic weight 79.8. Symbol Br. It is a deep reddish brown liquid of a very disagreeable odor, emitting a brownish vapor at the ordinary temperature. In combination it is found in minute quantities in sea water, and in many saline springs. It occurs also in the mineral bromyrite.

(Bro"mism) n. (Med.) A diseased condition produced by the excessive use of bromine or one of its compounds. It is characterized by mental dullness and muscular weakness.

(Bro"mize) v. t. (Photog.) To prepare or treat with bromine; as, to bromize a silvered plate.

(Brom"life) n. [From Bromley Hill, near Alston, Cumberland, England.] (Min.) A carbonate of baryta and lime, intermediate between witherite and strontianite; — called also alstonite.

(Bro"mo*form) n. [Bromine + formyl.] (Chem.) A colorless liquid, CHBr3, having an agreeable odor and sweetish taste. It is produced by the simultaneous action of bromine and caustic potash upon wood spirit, alcohol, or acetone, as also by certain other reactions. In composition it is the same as chloroform, with the substitution of bromine for chlorine. It is somewhat similar to chloroform in its effects. Watts.

(Brom*pi"crin) n. [G. brompikrin; brom bromine + pikrinsäure picric acid.] (Chem.) A pungent colorless explosive liquid, CNO2Br3, analogous to and resembling chlorpicrin. [Spelt also brompikrin.]

(Brom"u*ret) n. See Bromide. [Obs.]

(Brom"y*rite) n. [Bromine + Gr. silver.] (Min.) Silver bromide, a rare mineral; — called also bromargyrite.

(||Bron"chi) n. pl. (Anat.) See Bronchus.

(||Bron"chi*a) n. pl. [L. , pl. Cf. Bronchus.] (Anat.) The bronchial tubes which arise from the branching of the trachea, esp. the subdivision of the bronchi. Dunglison.

(Bron"chi*al) a. [Cf. F. bronchial. See Bronchia.] (Anat.) Belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs.

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