Definition of Windpipe

1. Noun. Membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi.

Exact synonyms: Trachea
Terms within: Epiglottis
Group relationships: Upper Respiratory Tract, Cervix, Neck
Generic synonyms: Cartilaginous Tube
Derivative terms: Tracheal



Definition of Windpipe

1. n. The passage for the breath from the larynx to the lungs; the trachea; the weasand. See Illust. under Lung.

2. n. The passage for the breath from the larynx to the lungs; the trachea; the weasand. See Illust. under Lung.

Definition of Windpipe

1. Noun. The trachea. ¹

2. Noun. Any duct for air or other gas. ¹

3. Noun. (rare) A section of road or bridleway which has a reputation for having strong crosswinds or localized wind swirls. ¹

4. Noun. (rare British slang) The anus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Windpipe

1. the trachea [n -S] - See also: trachea

Medical Definition of Windpipe

1. The passage for the breath from the larynx to the lungs; the trachea; the weasand. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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