trachea


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Synonyms for trachea

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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9-mm rigid telescope with integrated sheath (Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy, Goleta, CA, USA) and revealed at least 3 strictures spanning the distal one-third of the trachea (Fig 2).
The trachea is approximately 10-12 cm in craniocaudal length, extending from the inferior aspect of the cricoid cartilage to the carina.
Tracheal bronchus is a rare tracheobronchial anomaly where an ectopic bronchus arises from the lateral wall of the trachea.
The death came as a massive blow to her mum Karen, of Park End, as it followed Shauna undergoing successful pioneering surgery to replace her trachea after she was born with a number of health issues.
The chest radiograph at the time of presentation showed a subtle nodular opacity projecting over the region of the distal trachea (Figure 1).
Any hunter that has ever fished a knife up into the chest cavity to cut the trachea will instantly see the value of this new, innovative tool.
The double aortic arch is a form of vascular ring that constitutes a class of congenital anomalies in which the trachea and oesophagus are encircled by connected segments of the aortic arch and its branches.
The neck contains both the trachea (tube that brings air to the lungs) and the carotid artery, which carries blood to the brain.
Ciaran Finn-Lynch became the first child in the world to undergo the pioneering trachea transplant in March and is now set to return home.
He was flown, along with some members of the family, from a Belfast hospital for the unique transplant of a trachea, the main airway to the boys lungs, which doctors decided Ciaran needed to survive through his teens.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Masih Daneshvari Hospital Ali Akbar Velayati announced that Iran has successfully developed a whole artificial trachea (windpipe) by using a patient's own stem cells.
The upper conducting airways of human lung (Figure 1a) contains the trachea and bronchi that form a tree structure with millions of branching tubes.
AA collapsing trachea is unfortunately quite a common condition in small dogs, causing them to struggle to breathe and have a hacking cough, usually during or after exercise.
A microscopic examination of tissues throughout the airways revealed that the virus caused damage primarily to the upper airway -- the trachea and bronchial tubes a[euro]"- but tissue damage in the lower airway, including deep in the lungs, was present as well.