TRACHEOSTOMY By N., Sam M.S. - 0 noun. surgery to make an opening into the trachea via the neck to alleviate handicapped or blocked breathing. TRACHEOSTOMY: "At this point, the doctor says a tracheostomy is necessary." Related Psychology Terms Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE Developing a Case Study Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ANGIOGRAPHY Comparison of Assessment Tools Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY ALCOHOLIC ADDICTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TRACHEOSTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tracheostomy/ (accessed December 1, 2022).