trachea

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lungs, tubes of trachea leading to bronchi
either of the two main branches of the trachea bronchial tube , bronchus
catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents endotracheal tube
tube running from the trachea to the stomach esophagus
emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea Heimlich maneuver , Heimlich manoeuvere
inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways laryngotracheobronchitis
upper part of the trachea, known as the vocal cords larynx
cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech larynx , voice box
part of the thoracic cavity between the lungs that contains the heart and aorta and esophagus and trachea and thymus mediastinum
tube inserted into the trachea through the nose and pharynx; used to deliver oxygen nasotracheal tube
whistling sound when breathing (usually heard on inspiration); indicates obstruction of the trachea or larynx stridor
several small veins from the trachea tracheal vein , vena trachealis
inflammation of the trachea tracheitis
common respiratory infection characterized by inflammation of the trachea and the bronchi tracheobronchitis
surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes tracheostomy , tracheotomy
operation cutting into the trachea to aid breathing in an emergency tracheotomy
nose and throat and trachea upper respiratory tract
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