Yes. When you swallow if moves down to cover the trachea, allowing food to pass into the esophagus.
When you swallow, the larynx moves up slightly, and a flap called the epiglottis closes over the trachea.
windpipe; tube through which air moves.
Air moves from the sinuses into the trachea, the esophagus is part of the digestive tract.
The epiglottis moves downards to block the trachea during swallowing.
there is still air in the trachea. when you push down on the trachea, the air moves from the trachea and into the lungs, thus inflating it. the lings should appear to move up. be a truth seeker