tracheal tug

noun
\ -ˈtəg How to pronounce tracheal tug (audio) \

Medical Definition of tracheal tug

: a downward pull of the trachea and larynx observed in aneurysm of the aorta

called also tracheal tugging

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“Tracheal tug.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tracheal%20tug. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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