tracheomegaly

[ trā′kē-ō-mĕgə-lē ]

n.

An abnormally dilated trachea, which may result from infection or prolonged positive pressure ventilation.

Nearby words

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


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