HyperDic: upper_respiratory_tract

English > 1 sense of the expression upper respiratory tract:
NOUNbodyupper respiratory tractthe nose and throat and trachea
English > upper respiratory tract: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe nose and throat and trachea.
Partslarynx, voice boxA cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea
nasal cavityEither of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
nose, olfactory organThe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
throat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
trachea, windpipemembranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
Broaderrespiratory tract, airwayThe passages through which air enters and leaves the body
Spanishtracto respiratorio alto, tracto respiratorio superior

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