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tracheal

[ trey-kee-uhl or, especially British, truh-kee-uhl ]
/ ˈtreɪ ki əl or, especially British, trəˈki əl /
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adjective
Anatomy, Zoology. pertaining to or connected with the trachea or tracheae.
Botany. of the nature of or composed of tracheae or vessels.
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Origin of tracheal

First recorded in 1700–10; trache(a) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM tracheal

post·tra·che·al, adjectivepre·tra·che·al, adjectivetrans·tra·che·al, adjective
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