\tɹɐkˈiːl ɹˌɛspɪɹˈe͡ɪʃən], \tɹɐkˈiːl ɹˌɛspɪɹˈeɪʃən], \t_ɹ_ɐ_k_ˈiː_l ɹ_ˌɛ_s_p_ɪ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of TRACHEAL RESPIRATION
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Syn.: tubal murmur. The normal respiratory murmur heard over the suprasternal fossa, said to be generated in the trachea and bronchi. It is tubular in character; in inspiration it is higher in pitch than vesicular r., and in expiration it is more intense, longer, and higher-pitched than in inspiration. See bronchial r. (2d def.).
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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