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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi; One of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids.

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  • In this surgery, the narrow part of the trachea is cut through horizontally.
  • In this surgery, the damaged part of the trachea is removed and the remaining ends are joined together.
  • A surgical procedure in which a damaged section of the trachea is removed and the ends of the trachea are reconnected.
  • The trachea: The trachea is the next organ through which air flows. for more
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