ETYM Trachea + Greek temnein to cut: cf. French tracheotomie.
The operation of making an opening into the windpipe.
Or tracheostomy; Surgical opening in the windpipe (trachea), usually created for the insertion of a tube to enable the patient to breathe. It is done either to bypass an airway impaired by disease or injury, or to safeguard it during surgery or a prolonged period of mechanical ventilation.
Rezanje, prorezivanje, otvaranje dušnika.