TRACHEOSTOMY

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRACHEOSTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tracheostomy/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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