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Being fat doesn't bring on inflammation in the airways, which is the basic problem in asthma. The Sun (2016)The standard treatment is to sleep attached to a continuous positive airways pressure machine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those poor women who wake up to find their airways blocked! Times, Sunday Times (2008)The silicone solution blocks their airways and they die or explode. The Sun (2008)The device forces air into his lungs and keeps his airways clear. The Sun (2008)She is fed by a tube and her parents have to keep her airways clean. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It relaxes your muscles, including those that keep your airways open. The Sun (2014)The popular bracelets could be inhaled and block airways, say medics. The Sun (2014)But mucus thickens as cold air hits the upper airways, making it more difficult to expel the virus. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He explains that in the short term, the concern is irritation and inflammation of the airways caused by atmospheric pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It opens the airways wonderfully. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)In the warm-up he put cotton wool up his nostrils, to open his airways. The Sun (2013) Keep her airways clear. The Sun (2009)
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British English: airway NOUN
A person's airways are the passages from their nose and mouth down to their lungs.
...an inflammation of the airways.
Definition of airway from the Collins English Dictionary
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