tracheitis

noun
tra·​che·​i·​tis | \ˌtrā-kē-ˈī-təs \

Definition of tracheitis 

: inflammation of the trachea

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According to the zoo, Clark was born there in 2009 and died Wednesday of tracheitis, an inflammation of the windpipe. Martin Weil, Washington Post, "Prehensile-tailed porcupine, father of four, dies at National Zoo," 9 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of tracheitis

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tracheitis

New Latin

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tracheitis

noun
tra·​che·​itis | \ˌtrā-kē-ˈīt-əs \

Medical Definition of tracheitis 

: inflammation of the trachea

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