tracheostomy

Pronunciation:(TRAY-kee-OS-toh-mee)

Definition: Surgery to create an opening (stoma) into the windpipe. The opening itself may also be called a tracheostomy.Cancer.govPatient

traqueostomíaCirugía para crear una abertura (estoma) en la tráquea. La abertura misma puede llamarse traqueotomía.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2006-10-03