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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In DHA, as in other parts of the world, people are diagnosed and treated if they show the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections.
Dr Uzma Mehraj, GP at Aster Speciality Clinic International City, said: "We have had a very high number of cases suffering from common flu and other upper respiratory tract diseases, reporting at Aster hospitals this winter." Given that UAE residents are always travelling or on-the-move, they tend to bring in allergy, bacterial, and viral cases from around the globe into the UAE.
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([dagger]) Acute viral upper respiratory tract infection defined as a visit with only one listed diagnosis and this diagnosis had an International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) code for acute nasopharyngitis (ICD-9-CM 460), acute laryngitis and tracheitis (ICD-9-CM 464.xx), acute respiratory infections of multiple or unspecified sites (ICD-9-CM 465.xx), or cough (ICD-9-CM 786.2).
A major cause of economic losses, BRD affects the lower respiratory tract / lungs (pneumonia) or upper respiratory tract (rhinitis, tracheitis, bronchitis).
The most commonly reported adverse events in the dolutegravir and rilpivirine arm were nasopharyngitis, headache, diarrhoea and upper respiratory tract infection, while the most common adverse events reported for the CAR arm were nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, back pain, headache and diarrhoea.
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