tracheomalacia

[trā′kē-ō-mə-lāshə]

n.

Degeneration of the elastic and connective tissue of the trachea.

Nearby words

  1. tracheobronchoscopy,
  2. tracheocele,
  3. tracheoesophageal,
  4. tracheolaryngeal,
  5. tracheole,
  6. tracheomegaly,
  7. tracheopathia,
  8. tracheopharyngeal,
  9. tracheophony,
  10. tracheophyte


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