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windpipe

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈwɪnd.paɪp/
the tube in the body that carries air that has been breathed in from the upper end of the throat to the lungs: A bit of food went down my windpipe and gave me a coughing fit.
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Translations of “windpipe”
in Korean 기관…
in Arabic القَصَبة الهَوائيّة…
in Portuguese traqueia…
in Catalan tràquea…
in Japanese 気管…
in Italian trachea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣管…
in Russian дыхательное горло…
in Turkish nefes borusu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气管…
in Polish tchawica…
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