Search
Descriptor English: Trachea
Descriptor Spanish: Tráquea
Descriptor tráquea
Scope note: Tubo membranoso y cartilaginoso que desciende desde la laringe y se ramifica en los bronquios principales, derecho e izquierdo.
Descriptor Portuguese: Traqueia
Descriptor French: Trachée
Entry term(s): Tracheas
Tree number(s): A04.889
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014132
Scope note: The cartilaginous and membranous tube descending from the larynx and branching into the right and left main bronchi.
Annotation: /surg: consider also TRACHEOSTOMY & TRACHEOTOMY; inflammation = TRACHEITIS; tracheal cyst = TRACHEAL CYST see MEDIASTINAL CYST
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Anesthesia, Endotracheal MeSH
Intubation, Intratracheal MeSH
Tracheostomy MeSH
Tracheotomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 14524
Unique ID: D014132
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/14
Trachea - Preferred
Concept UI M0021743
Scope note The cartilaginous and membranous tube descending from the larynx and branching into the right and left main bronchi.
Preferred term Trachea
Entry term(s) Tracheas



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey