Airway

Airway

1. Any part of the respiratory tract through which air passes during breathing.

2. In anaesthesia or resuscitation, a device for correcting obstruction to breathing, especially an oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway, endotracheal airway, or tracheotomy tube.


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