tracheal

[ trey-kee-uh l or, esp. British, truh-kee-uh l ]
/ ˈtreɪ ki əl or, esp. 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.

Nearby words

  1. traces,
  2. traceur,
  3. trache-,
  4. trachea,
  5. tracheae,
  6. tracheal cartilage,
  7. tracheal muscle,
  8. tracheal ring,
  9. tracheal tube,
  10. tracheal tugging

Origin of tracheal

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

Related formspost·tra·che·al, adjectivepre·tra·che·al, adjectivetrans·tra·che·al, adjective

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