tracheocele

[ trākē-ə-sēl′ ]

n.

A protrusion of the mucous membrane through a defect in the wall of the trachea.

Nearby words

  1. tracheo-,
  2. tracheoaerocele,
  3. tracheobronchial,
  4. tracheobronchitis,
  5. tracheobronchoscopy,
  6. tracheoesophageal,
  7. tracheolaryngeal,
  8. tracheole,
  9. tracheomalacia,
  10. tracheomegaly


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