the trachea of an air-breathing vertebrate.
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How to use windpipe in a sentence
Behind each is a patient who cannot breathe on their own, kept alive by a ventilation machine that is connected to an invasive tube running down their windpipe and into the lungs.I Didn't Want to Push My Aunt to Get the Vaccine. Now I Live With Regrets | Ross Dellenger | September 12, 2021 | Time
After using her hands to clear her windpipe, she freed her eyes from the embers that were blinding her vision.
He was going to start a tracheotomy, which is opening the throat and inserting a tube into the windpipe.Jimmy Breslin on JFK’s Assassination: Two Classic Columns | Jimmy Breslin | November 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Early signs indicate the windpipe is working, Hannah's doctors announced Tuesday, although she is still on a ventilator.The Power of Stem Cell Research Saves a Little Girl | Ilana Glazer | May 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were seeded in a lab onto a plastic scaffold, where it took less than a week for them to multiply and create a new windpipe.The Power of Stem Cell Research Saves a Little Girl | Ilana Glazer | May 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This time when he woke up, he had a hole in his windpipe, could not speak, and could barely write.
His neck was torn open, bitten right through to the windpipe, the blood still dripping from it into a dark pool on the carpet.Uncanny Tales | Various
It subsequently loses its connection with the pharynx, and in adult life is a bilobed structure on either side of the windpipe.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
He didn't seem to hear Frey, and he increased the pressure of his fingers around Daisy's windpipe.
Captain Walpole, of the Engineers, was shot in the thigh, and a blow from an assigai upon the neck laid bare the windpipe.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
"Only as you speak truly, may you keep a whole windpipe;—if not—" The silence was the most terrible threat.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for windpipe
a nontechnical name for trachea (def. 1) Related adjective: tracheal
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Scientific definitions for windpipe
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