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TREE. A woody plant, which in respect of thickness and height grows greater than any other plant.
     2. Trees are part of the real estate while growing, and before they are severed from the freehold; but as soon as they are cut down, they are personal property.
     3. Some trees are timber trees, while others do not bear that denomination. Vide Timber, and 2 Bl. Com. 281.
     4. Trees belong to the owner of the land where they grow, but if the roots go out of one man's land into that of another, or the branches spread over the adjoining estates, such roots or branches may be cut off by the owner of the land into which they thus grow. Rolle's R. 394; 3 Bulst. 198; Vin. Ab. Trees, E; and tit. Nuisance, W 2, pl. 3; 8 Com. Dig. 983; 2 Com. Dig. 274; 10 Vin. Ab. 142; 20 Viii. Ab. 415; 22 Vin. Ab. 583; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 138; 2 Supp. to Ves. jr. 162, 448; 6 Ves. 109.
     5. When the roots grow into the adjoining land, the owner of such land may lawfully claim a right to hold the tree in common with the owner of the land where it was planted; but if the branches only overshadow the adjoining land, and the root does not enter it, the tree wholly belongs owner of the estate where the roots grow. 1 Swift's Dig. 104; 1 Hill. Ab. 6; 1 Ld. Raym. 737. Vide 13 Pick. R. 44; 1 Pick., R. 224; 4 Mass. R. 266; 6 N. H. Rep. 430; 3 Day, 476; 11 Co. 50; Rob. 316; 2 Rolle, It. 141 Moo. & Mal. 112; 11 Conn. R. 177; 7 Conn. 125; 8 East, R. 394; 5 B. & Ald. 600; 1 Chit. Gen. Pr. 625; 2 Phil. Ev. 138; Gale & Wheat. on Easem. 210; Code Civ. art. 671; Pardes. Tr. des Servitudes, 297; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; Dall. Dict. mot Servitudes, art. 3 Sec. 8; 2 P. Wms. 606; Moor, 812; Hob. 219; Plowd. 470; 5 B. & C. 897; S. C. 8 D. & R. 651. When the tree grows directly on the boundary line, so that the line passes through it, it is the property of both owners, whether it be marked as a boundary or not. 12 N. H. Rep. 454.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Secondly, according to our experience, better suction of secretions from the tracheobronchial tree is achieved by means of the FOB.
If it is ruptured tracheobronchial tree or lung parenchyma, patients will admit likely massive life-threatening hemoptysis.
MEC of the lung is derived from minor salivary gland tissue of the tracheobronchial tree,[3] and was first described by Smetana in 1952.[4] The World Health Organization classifies pulmonary MEC, pulmonary adenoid cystic carcinoma, and epithelial-myoepithelial lung carcinoma as 'salivary gland type' tumors.
While ligneous conjunctivitis is the best characterized lesion of plasminogen deficiency, hypoplasminogenemia is a multi-systemic disease that can also affect the ears, sinuses, tracheobronchial tree, genitourinary tract, and gingiva.
It has been shown that a fiber-optic-guided intubation decreases the probabilities of creating a false route in a fractured tracheobronchial tree but should only be performed when there is no breathing difficulty.
* Fixation of the trachea to the skin relieves any transitory tension on the anastomosis from the weight of the tracheobronchial tree.
Objective: A foreign body aspiration in the tracheobronchial tree is a dangerous medical condition in the childhood period.
(35-41) Of note, localized AL amyloidosis is not unique to the lungs and the tracheobronchial tree (see below).
Consequently, the 3D tracheobronchial tree can be extracted via advanced segmentation algorithm from CT image for both visualization and quantitative assessment [2].
Chest or neck trauma causing tracheobronchial tree disruption has been reported to cause severe secondary tension pneumomediastinum.
Barot et al., "Foreign body in tracheobronchial tree," Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, vol.