tracheoesophageal

tracheoesophageal
Relating to the trachea and the esophagus.

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tra·cheo·esoph·a·ge·al or chiefly Brit tra·cheo-oe·soph·a·ge·al -i-.säf-ə-'jē-əl adj relating to or connecting the trachea and the esophagus <a \tracheoesophageal fistula>

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tra·cheo·esoph·a·ge·al (tra″ke-o-ə-sof″ə-jeґəl) pertaining to or communicating with both the trachea and esophagus. Called also esophagotracheal.

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