upper airway

noun

: any or all of the air-conducting passages of the respiratory system that extend to the larynx from the two external openings of the nose and from the lips through the mouth

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“Upper airway.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/upper%20airway. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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