tracheotome

tracheotome

 [tra´ke-o-tōm″]
an instrument for incising the trachea.

tra·che·o·tome

(trā'kē-ō-tōm),
A knife used in the operation of tracheotomy.

tra·che·o·tome

(trā'kē-ō-tōm)
A knife used to perform tracheotomy.

tracheotome (trā´kēōtōm),

n 1. a cutting instrument used in tracheotomy; a tracheotomy knife.
2. an instrument for use in creating an airway through the skin into the trachea below the cricoid cartilage.

tracheotome

an instrument for incising the trachea.