tracheal muscle


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tracheal muscle

n.
The band of smooth muscular fibers in the membrane of the trachea, connecting posteriorly the ends of the tracheal cartilage.
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Four-channel oscillograph was used for recording tracheal muscle contraction.
Tracheal ring strips were then mounted in a 5-ml tissue bath containing modified Tyrode solution (composition in mM: NaCl 136.0, KCl 5.0, [MgCl.sub.2] 0.98, [CaCl.sub.2] 2.0, [NaH.sub.2][PO.sub.4] 0.36, [NaHCO.sub.3] 11.9 and glucose 5.5 (pH 7.4)) maintained at 37 [o.bar]C to study the tracheal muscle relaxation.
The scientists tied three rings of guinea pig tracheal muscle into a chain.