bronchia

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bronchia

  1. plural of bronchium

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek βρόγχια (brónkhia), from βρόγχος (brónkhos, trachea, throat), cognate both with Ancient Greek βρόχω (brókhō, I gulp down) and Ancient Greek βρόχθος (brókhthos, throat). The various endings likely represent different forms of the root, rather than suffixes; according to Beekes the nasalisation could suggest a Pre-Greek origin, although IE derivations have been suggested.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bronchia n pl (genitive bronchiōrum); second declension

  1. (anatomy) The bronchial tubes

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Plural
nominative bronchia
genitive bronchiōrum
dative bronchiīs
accusative bronchia
ablative bronchiīs
vocative bronchia

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