tracheotomy[trā′kē ät′ə mē]
tracheotomy definition by Webster's New World
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tracheotomy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. tra·che·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision of the trachea through the neck, as to make an artificial opening for breathing.
tracheotomy - Medical Definition
Incision into the trachea through the neck.