Definition of


  1. (noun, act) a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes

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Synonyms of Tracheostomy


Alternate forms of Tracheostomy

Hypernyms: operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

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