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windpipe

[wind-pahyp] /ˈwɪndˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
the trachea of an air-breathing vertebrate.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; wind1 + pipe1
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British Dictionary definitions for wind pipe

windpipe

/ˈwɪndˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a nontechnical name for trachea (sense 1) related adjective tracheal
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Word Origin and History for wind pipe

windpipe

n.

"trachea," 1520s, from wind (n.1) in the "breath" sense + pipe (n.1).

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wind pipe in Medicine

windpipe wind·pipe (wĭnd'pīp')
n.
See trachea.

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wind pipe in Science
windpipe
  (wĭnd'pīp')   
See trachea.
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