thoracic part of trachea

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thoracic part of trachea

[TA]
portion of trachea that lies within the thorax, that is, the portion between the plane of the superior thoracic aperture above and the bifurcation of the trachea at the level of the sternal angle below.
Synonym(s): pars thoracica tracheae [TA]
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