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trachea

[tray-key-uh] the windpipe. The trachea connects the larynx (voice box) with the bronchi (the 2 large air passages that lead into the lungs) and serves as the main passage for air coming from the nose and mouth into the bronchi and lungs.

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... Definitions and pronunciations, if needed: Trachea (tray-key-uh) Bronchus
(brong-kus): a tube that takes air from windpipe to lung. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-044013.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... trachea Search [tray-key-uh]. the windpipe. The trachea connects the larynx ...
term for the opening itself. See also stoma, trachea. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=t

THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC COST OF CANCER

... Cancers of the lung, bronchus, and trachea by far account for the largest
drain – nearly $180 billion – on the global economy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@internationalaffairs/documents/document/acspc-026203.pdf

S-601 K-5 GASO Curriculum

... faster (up BP/Pulse 20 beats/minute) ▼ Dulls sense of taste and smell ▼
Irritates gum, lips, mouth, and throat ▼ Irritates lining of trachea and lungs ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@highplains/documents/document/k5gasocurriculumpdf.pdf

S-601 JrHigh GASO Curriculum

... Irritates gum, lips, mouth, and throat ▼ Irritates lining of trachea and lungs ▼
Decreases the cleansing ... in the air before they enter the trachea. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@highplains/documents/document/jrhsgasocurriculumpdf.pdf

HPV and HPV Testing

... anus, cervix, vulva (around the outside of the vagina) • the inner foreskin and
urethra of the penis • inner nose, mouth, throat • trachea (the main ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-043175-pdf.pdf

How are laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers staged? ...

... is growing through the thyroid cartilage and/or is growing into tissues beyond
the larynx (such as the thyroid gland, trachea, esophagus, tongue ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-staging

Lung Cancer (Small Cell) Overview

... Page 3. When you breathe in, air enters through your mouth and nose and
goes into your lungs through the windpipe (trachea). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003061-pdf.pdf

What are Lung Carcinoid Tumors? | American Cancer Society

... When you breathe in, air enters through your mouth and nose and
goes into your lungs through the trachea (windpipe). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-what-is-lung-carcinoid-tumor

What is non-small cell lung cancer?

... When you breathe in, air enters through your mouth or nose and goes
into your lungs through the trachea (windpipe). The ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-what-is-non-small-cell-lung-cancer