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The air passage from the throat to the lungs; the trachea.
trachea, pharynxthroatweasandView synonyms
- ‘Once the grafts had matured they were used to reconstruct defective windpipes in seven foetal lambs.’
- ‘In October, Rehnquist underwent surgery to create a breathing hole in his windpipe.’
- ‘His big rough hand completely circled her throat, adding pressure to her windpipe.’
- ‘Sometimes, however, young children can have a cough because an object is stuck in their windpipe.’
- ‘This is not very common in adults but sometimes happens in young children with smaller, narrower windpipes.’
- ‘The larynx descends in the throat until the windpipe and foodpipe are lying side by side.’
- ‘The inside of her throat had swollen rapidly and already her windpipe was almost completely blocked.’
- ‘A hole had been cut in her windpipe and the main artery in her neck had been severed almost all the way through.’
- ‘This involves making a cut into the windpipe below the swollen part of your airway, providing a new opening through which you can breathe.’
- ‘All victims are suffering varying degrees of burns to their skin, lungs and windpipes, caused by inhaling hot gases.’
- ‘In some cases, such as when the swollen epiglottis blocks the windpipe, a tracheostomy may be performed.’
- ‘When you breathe in through your windpipe, the air moves through your bronchial tubes into your air sacs.’
- ‘The windpipe is connected to each lung by a large airway called the bronchus.’
- ‘Find your pulse by placing your index and third finger on your neck to the side of your windpipe, over your carotid artery.’
- ‘The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in front of the windpipe in the neck.’
- ‘Children younger than 3 years of age have croup most often because their windpipes are narrow - some children have it practically every time they have a respiratory illness.’
- ‘The thyroid gland is situated in the throat, on either side of the windpipe.’
- ‘In primates the larynx is located high up in the windpipe and prevents solids and liquids from entering the lungs.’
- ‘We cannot replace a pair of lungs, or a windpipe as we would material things in our homes.’
- ‘Scientists injected some of these mice with GFD, and then injected cat allergen into the windpipes of all the mice, including a control group that was not allergic to cats.’
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