trachea

[ trey-kee-uh or, esp. British, truh-kee-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF trachea
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Endotrachea: the inner surface or lining of the trachea: see intima.

Intima: the lining membrane of the trachea: see endotrachea.

Tracheation: the arrangement or system of distribution of trachea.

The stem of the tree or bush becomes the windpipe (trachea).

The forefinger must then be used to distinguish the rings of the trachea.

They clasped me tightly around the trachea, stopping my breath.

There is difficulty in swallowing, and the food may enter the trachea.

I have seen considerable hæmorrhage in the trachea from this cause.

The diameter of the trachea in adults is from one-half to three-fourths of an inch when at rest.

The larynx may be regarded as the funnel-shaped termination of the trachea.

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