oropharyngeal airway

noun

Medical Definition of oropharyngeal airway

: a tube used to provide free passage of air between the mouth and pharynx of an unconscious person

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“Oropharyngeal airway.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oropharyngeal%20airway. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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