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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.
As one doctor describes it on her blog, drowning happens when someone aspirates, which is the technical term for something passing the trachea into the lungs.
His trachea was not fully developed, a condition called tracheomalacia.
In his new comment on Fitch and colleagues' paper, Lieberman cited Charles Darwin, who reflected on the perilous position of our trachea in 1859: Food has to pass over our windpipe.
Almost immediately after she was born, Layla was intubated, a tube threaded through her trachea so a machine could pump oxygen into her lungs.
Hoyne, 23, was born in New York with an abnormal connection between his esophagus and trachea, the passageways that carry food to the stomach and air to the lungs, respectively.
Maverick Forbes, 15, has a tube in his trachea that prevents him from talking or eating.
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Origin and Etymology of trachea
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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medical : a long tube in your neck and chest that carries air into and out of your lungs
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