tracheostomy button

(TRAY-kee-OS-toh-mee...)

A 0.5-inch- to 1.5-inch-long plastic tube placed in a surgically created opening (tracheostomy) in the windpipe to keep it open.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "tracheostomy button"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "botón de la traqueotomía"

Tubo plástico de 0,5 a 1,5 pulgada que se coloca en una abertura hecha mediante cirugía (traqueotomía) en la tráquea para mantenerla abierta.