tracheostomy


tra·che·os·to·my

noun \ˌtrā-kē-ˈäs-tə-mē\
plural tra·che·os·to·mies

Definition of TRACHEOSTOMY

:  the surgical formation of an opening into the trachea through the neck especially to allow the passage of air

First Known Use of TRACHEOSTOMY

circa 1923

Rhymes with TRACHEOSTOMY

tra·che·os·to·my

noun \ˌtrā-kē-ˈäst-ə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural tra·che·os·to·mies

Medical Definition of TRACHEOSTOMY

: the surgical formation of an opening into the trachea through the neck especially to allow the passage of air; also : the opening itself

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