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n. pl. tra·che·ae (-kē-ē′) or tra·che·as
1. Anatomy A thin-walled, cartilaginous tube descending from the larynx to the bronchi and carrying air to the lungs. Also called windpipe.
2. Zoology One of the internal respiratory tubes of insects and some other terrestrial arthropods, which are connected to the spiracles and are used for gas exchange.
3. Botany A tracheary element.

[Middle English trache, from Medieval Latin trāchēa, from Late Latin trāchīa, from Greek (artēriā) trākheia, rough (artery), trachea (as opposed to the smooth vessels that carry blood and not air), feminine of trākhus, rough.]

tra′che·al adj.
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(ˈtreɪ ki əl)

1. pertaining to or connected with the trachea or tracheae.
2. of the nature of or composed of tracheae or vessels in plants.
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Adj.1.tracheal - relating to or resembling or functioning like a tracheatracheal - relating to or resembling or functioning like a trachea
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[trəˈkɪəl] adjtracheale
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a. traqueal, rel. a la tráquea;
___ stenosisestenosis ___.
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Tracheal strictures, compression, or obstruction resolved by resection have been described in a variety of birds, including a pied imperial pigeon (Ducula bicolor), (3) ducks, (3,5) a goose (Anser species), (6) a crane (Grus species), (7) a stork (Ardeola ibis), (3) a curassow (Crux globulosa), (3) blue and gold macaws, (8,9) a barn owl (Tyto alba), (10) a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jaimaicensis), (11) and an eagle (Halieaeetus leucocephalus).
The failure rate of adequate pain control (proportion of patients with pain intensity on NRS of more than 3/10) at 30 minutes, at 12 hours and at 24 hours after tracheal extubation in the two groups of patients.
Right posterolateral tracheal injury about 3 cm above the carina (Figure 2a-c).
(2006) indicated that only 4% of horses with tracheal mucus observed during endoscopy also had nasal discharge, that pulmonary auscultation of horses with tracheal mucus accumulation was often normal, and that coughing was usually absent in these horses.
During both VL and DL procedures, a malleable style was inserted into the tracheal tubing in order to guide it.
Tracheal injuries occur, mostly after blunt trauma.
Keywords: Tracheal intubation, Double-Lumen tube, Late symptoms of tracheal injury
Material and Methods: A total of 94 patients between the ages of 18 and 50 years with body mass index (BMI) [greater than or equal to]27.5 kg/m2 and NC/TM [greater than or equal to]5.0 who received general anesthesia requiring tracheal intubation for elective surgery (Orthopaedic, General Sugery, Urology and Gynaecology) were included in the study.
The aims of the current study were to calculate the median effective dose (ED[sub]50) and the 95% effective dose (ED[sub]95) of an IV bolus of oxycodone that blunts the hemodynamic response to tracheal intubation with propofol according to gender and to observe the adverse events of induction-dose oxycodone.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) consists of the introduction of a tracheal cannula from the front of the neck, through blunt dissection of the pretracheal tissues, using a guide by Seldinger technique [1,3].
Anesthesia for tracheal resection and reconstruction is one of the most challenging ones for anesthesiologist because of the compromised airway.