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- n. The operation of cutting into the larynx and the upper part of the trachea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The operation of cutting into the larynx and the upper part of the trachea, -- a frequent operation for obstruction to breathing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Incision into the larynx and the trachea involving the cricoid and one or more of the upper tracheal rings.
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