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tra·che·o·e·soph·a·ge·al

(trā'kē-ō-ē-sof'ă-jē'ăl),
Relating to the trachea and the esophagus.

tracheoesophageal

/tra·cheo·esoph·a·ge·al/ (tra″ke-o-e-sof″ah-je´al) pertaining to the trachea and esophagus.

tracheoesophageal

(trā′kē-ō′ĭ-sŏf′ə-jē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the trachea and the esophagus.

tra·che·o·e·soph·a·ge·al

(trā'kē-ō-ē-sof-ā'jē-ăl)
Relating to the trachea and the esophagus.
Synonym(s): tracheo-oesophageal.

tracheoesophageal

pertaining to or arising from the trachea and the esophagus.

tracheoesophageal fistula
a communication between the trachea and the esophagus; can occur during fetal life due to faulty separation of the laryngotracheal groove from the foregut; often associated with esophageal stenosis or atresia, aspiration pneumonia.
tracheoesophageal ridge
primordium of the embryonic tracheoesophageal septum.
tracheoesophageal septum
the partition which develops by fusion of the tracheoesophageal ridges; completes the separation of the trachea and esophagus in the developing embryo.
tracheoesophageal stripe sign
in x-rays, the dorsal wall of the trachea and the adjacent ventral wall of the esophagus may be visualized because of air in the esophagus.