tracheitis

[trey-kee-ahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of the trachea.

Nearby words

  1. tracheal vein,
  2. tracheary element,
  3. tracheate,
  4. tracheation,
  5. tracheid,
  6. trachelectomy,
  7. trachelematoma,
  8. trachelism,
  9. trachelitis,
  10. trachelium

Origin of tracheitis

First recorded in 1835–45; trache(a) + -itis

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British Dictionary definitions for tracheitis

tracheitis

noun

inflammation of the trachea
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Medicine definitions for tracheitis

tracheitis

[trā′kē-ītĭs]

n.

Inflammation of the trachea.

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