upper respiratory tract


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Noun1.upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and tracheaupper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea  
respiratory tract, airway - the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
nasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
trachea, windpipe - membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
pharynx, throat - the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
Translations
horní cesty dýchací

upper respiratory tract

n. aparato respiratorio superior compuesto de la nariz, los conductos nasales y la nasofaringe.
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Probiotics were observed to be significantly better than placebo for reducing episodes of upper respiratory tract infection, the mean duration of episodes, antibiotic prescription rates, and cold-related absences.
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