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holopneustic

[ hol-uhp-noo-stik, -nyoo-, hoh-luhp- ]
/ ˌhɒl əpˈnu stɪk, -ˈnyu-, ˌhoʊ ləp- /
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adjective

having all the spiracles open, as the tracheal systems of most insects.

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Origin of holopneustic

1890–95; holo- + Greek pneustikós pertaining to breathing, equivalent to pneust(ós) verbid of pneîn to breathe (see pneuma) + -ikos-ic
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