Definition of tracheotomy

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • tracheotomy is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 21
  • tracheotomy is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 21
  • tracheotomy is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 21

Definition of tracheotomy


  • a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. tracheostomy

See definition of tracheotomy in Merriam Webster

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