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View in Spanish: Carina de la tráquea

Carina tracheae (kuh-RY-nuh TRAY-kee-uh)
A ridge at the base of the trachea (windpipe) that separates the openings of the right and left main bronchi (the large air passages that lead from the trachea to the lungs).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.