What is the other name of trachea?
The other more common name for the trachea is the windpipe. This is the name used most widely in the general public.
Trachea is in superior to the heart. It divides into two branches in back of (posterior to) the upper part of the heart; in other words, the heart is anterior and inferior to the trachea. Both are medial; neither is lateral to the other. ___________________________________________________ Here's what I think the above means. The trachea is above the heart (nearer the head). The heart is in front of and below the trachea (nearer the waist). Both…
Trachea suppose to be in the center and if it goes on the other side it means it is displaced to other side. Its like establishing pushed or pulled by a disease process. Anything that increases pressure or volume in one hemithorax will push the trachea and mediastinum away from that other side. Any disease causes volume loss in one hemithorax will pull the trachea over towards the other side.