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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human, Air
airwayair‧way /ˈeəweɪ $ ˈer-/ noun [countable]  1 HBHHBAthe passage in your throat that you breathe through2 TTAan area of the sky that is regularly used by planes
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airwayA tracheotomy was performed and a tracheal cannula was inserted to maintain a free airway.But if airway going to make a gesture, it's best not to do it while airway white-hot.If she could just keep that swelling airway open!An air compressor forces air into the airway.The air exerts pressure on the airway, holding it open and allowing the sleeper to breathe normally.The airways, although they exist everywhere, serve only as a partial remedy.Alcohol may also contribute to nocturnal hypoxaemia by causing narrowing of the upper airways.A laryngeal mask should be available in any hospital setting where airway management is carried out.
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