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Descriptor in English: Trachea
Descriptor in Spanish: Tráquea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Traqueia
Descriptor in French: Trachée
Entry term(s): Tracheas
Tree number(s): A04.889
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
See also the descriptors: Anesthesia, Endotracheal MeSH
Intubation, Intratracheal MeSH
Tracheostomy MeSH
Tracheotomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 14524
Descriptor UI: D014132
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



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