laryngotracheal tube

laryngotracheal tube

connection that forms when the respiratory diverticulum is divided by the tracheoesophageal fold; its upper end forms the larynx and its middle part forms the trachea.

la·ryn·go·tra·che·al tube

(lă-ring'gō-trā'kē-ăl tūb)
The endodermal tube that forms when the laryngotracheal diverticulum is divided by the tracheoesophageal fold; its upper end forms the larynx and its middle, the trachea.