- A passage for air to enter and leave the lungs.
- A route for air traffic.
- A tube inserted into a person's windpipe to help them breathe.
Late 19th century: from air + way.
- The patient's airway was blocked by the swelling.
- The airway was cleared with a suction device.
- The airway from New York to London is one of the busiest in the world.
- The airway was established to help him breathe.
- The airway was secured to prevent further collapse.