windpipe

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noun wind·pipe \ˈwin(d)-ˌpīp\

Examples of windpipe in a Sentence

  1. She got something stuck in her windpipe.

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First Known Use of windpipe

1530


WINDPIPE Defined for English Language Learners

windpipe

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Definition of windpipe for English Language Learners

  • : the tube in your neck and chest that carries air into and out of your lungs


WINDPIPE Defined for Kids

windpipe

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noun wind·pipe \ˈwind-ˌpīp\

Definition of windpipe for Students

  1. :  trachea 1


Medical Dictionary

windpipe

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noun wind·pipe \ˈwin(d)-ˌpīp\

Medical Definition of windpipe



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