Neelix windpipe

Neelix pointing out his windpipe

The trachea, also known as a windpipe, was the small tube inside a body that allowed a person to breathe through the lungs.

In Takarans, the trachea was located in the lateral sternal. (TNG: "Suspicions")

In 2371, Neelix told Lieutenant Joseph Carey not to eat a kaylo, given that they were poisonous. Neelix explained, in detail, that one of the symptoms of eating the apple was the windpipe began to swell up. (VOY: "State of Flux")

In 2372, Miles O'Brien's trachea was bruised by the Jem'Hadar Temo'Zuma on Bopak III. (DS9: "Hippocratic Oath")

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