HyperDic: windpipe

English > 1 sense of the word windpipe:
NOUNbodywindpipe, tracheamembranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
English > windpipe: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningmembranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi.
Synonymtrachea
Part ofneck, cervixThe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
upper respiratory tractThe nose and throat and trachea
PartsepiglottisA flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing
Broadercartilaginous tubeA duct with cartilaginous walls
Spanishtráquea
Catalantràquea

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