tracheocele

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek the windpipe + a tumour.

Noun[edit]

tracheocele (plural tracheoceles)

  1. (medicine) goiter
  2. (medicine) A tumour containing air and communicating with the trachea.
    • 1873, The London Medical Record
      It was evident, then, that on the right side the morbid signs were due to the contiguity of the tracheocele and the lung []