Trachea

Definition of Trachea:

The cartilage tube that brings air from the larynx to the two bronchi that enter the lungs.  It is lined with mucous membranes and ciliated epithelia.

Topics Related to Trachea

Glucosamine / Chondroitin Sulfate

...as a treatment
“...Most chondroitin appears to be made from extracts of cartilaginous cow and pig tissues (cow trachea and pig ear and nose), but other sources such as shark, fish and bird cartilage are also used...”

Hyperthyroidism

...the condition
“..." The larger side parts are tucked in behind neck muscles next to the trachea (windpipe) while the middle connecting part is closer to the skin, just below the larynx (Adam's apple)...”
Diagnose your symptoms now!
  • understand what's happening to your body
  • have a doctor review your case (optional)
  • learn what you should be doing right now

More topics Related to Trachea

Laryngeal Cancer

...the condition
“...Air passes through the pharynx and then the larynx on the way to the windpipe (trachea) and into the lungs...”

Strongyloides stercoralis Infection

...the condition
“...Following skin penetration they are carried by the blood to the lungs, where they exit into the alveoli, travel up the trachea, are swallowed, and mature in the small intestine...”
Concerned or curious about your health?  Try The Analyst™
Symptom Entry
Symptom Entry
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
Suggestions
Suggestions
LifeMeter
LifeMeter®
Full Explanations
Explanations
Optional Doctor Review
Review (optional)

More topics Related to Trachea

Thyroid Cancer

...the condition
“...a lump in the neck that gradually increases in size, with or without pain; difficulties swallowing or breathing – this can happen occasionally as a result of the cancer pressing on the esophagus or trachea (windpipe)...”

Tracheobronchitis

...related topic
“Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea and bronchi...”
Report by The Analyst™
Click to see sample report
Health problems rarely occur in isolation or for obvious reasons

Your body is a highly complex, interconnected system.  Instead of guessing at what might be wrong, let us help you discover what is really going on inside your body based on the many clues it is giving.

Our multiple symptom checker provides in-depth health analysis by The Analyst™ with full explanations, recommendations and (optionally) doctors available for case review and answering your specific questions.