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  • noun

Synonyms for airway

a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

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Thus, the increased responsiveness to toxin in persons with preexisting airway disease may be linked to their underlying airway inflammation at the time of toxin exposure.
Her retrognathic mandible had caused a posterior prolapse of the tongue base, which subsequently caused intermittent airway obstruction.
The Canadian team's findings fit in with a growing body of scientific evidence that shifts the focus in asthma research away from the muscles surrounding the airway tubes.
The evidence suggesting that toxin stimulates mast cells/basophils and/or increases airway kinins heightens the importance of understanding toxin effects in allergic airways.
Those who required airway intervention underwent orotracheal intubation.
The female patient required an emergent tracheostomy on postoperative day 2 as a result of self-extubation and our inability to reintubate because of surgically induced airway edema.
In this scenario, the increased use of airway management devices such as tracheostomy tubes, endo tracheal tubes and laryngeal masks in the treatment of such patients is expected to promote stable market growth.
The otolaryngologist examines the upper airway in a large population.
2] chemoreceptors; the lung, chest wall, and upper airway mechanoreceptors; pressure receptors; and possibly flow receptors.
During Bronchial Thermoplasty, an outpatient bronchoscopic procedure, physicians will use the Alair[R] System to go into the airways with a flexible bronchoscope through the nose or the mouth and deliver thermal energy to the airway walls in an effort to reduce the presence of airway smooth muscle.
Etihad Airways confirmed yesterday that it will launch service to Australia "within the next few months" thanks to the conclusion of an "extended aviation bilateral agreement" between the UAE and Australia.
British Airways understands the importance of creating a self-service experience that is intuitive, friendly and effective for callers.
British Airways and its largest union plan to resume talks on Friday aimed at averting a strike over a new pensions plan and work condition changes, spokespeople for the two parties said on Thursday.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways plans to expand international service from its Charlotte, N.