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So would head and neck surgeon Pierre Delaere of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, a ferocious critic of the trachea transplants long before Macchiarini's downfall.
Almost immediately after she was born, Layla was intubated, a tube threaded through her trachea so a machine could pump oxygen into her lungs.
The pasta’s quill-like form and perpendicular ridges are said to resemble the cartilaginous rings in a chicken’s trachea.
DaShawn Horne remains at Harborview Medical Center after doctors removed part of his brain to relieve swelling and performed surgery on his trachea.
The lifespan of an infant born without a trachea is measured in minutes.
My watch feels heavy on my wrist, and breathing gets harder as the G forces clamp down on my trachea.
The Accord had been fixed up and sold to the family of 19-year-old Karina Dorado, whose trachea was punctured by shrapnel spewed by the faulty air bag.
The Accord had been fixed up and sold in March of 2016 to the family of Karina Dorado, a 19-year-old woman whose trachea was punctured by shrapnel spewed by the faulty air bag.
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Origin and Etymology of trachea
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of trachea for English Language Learners
medical : a long tube in your neck and chest that carries air into and out of your lungs
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