Simple Definition of tracheotomy
medical : an emergency operation in which a cut is made in the trachea so that a person can breathe
Full Definition of tracheotomy
: the surgical operation of cutting into the trachea especially through the skin
First Known Use of tracheotomy
Medical Definition of tracheotomy
1: the surgical operation of cutting into the trachea especially through the skin
2: the opening created by a tracheotomy
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