upper airway

[ ŭpər ]

n.

The portion of the respiratory tract that extends from the nostrils or mouth through the larynx.

Nearby words

  1. upmost,
  2. upolu,
  3. upon,
  4. upper,
  5. upper air,
  6. upper arlington,
  7. upper arm,
  8. upper atmosphere,
  9. upper austria,
  10. upper bound


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