[ trey-kee-uhl or, especially British, truh-kee-uhl ]

  1. Anatomy, Zoology. pertaining to or connected with the trachea or tracheae.

  2. Botany. of the nature of or composed of tracheae or vessels.

Origin of tracheal

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

Other words from tracheal

  • post·tra·che·al, adjective
  • pre·tra·che·al, adjective
  • trans·tra·che·al, adjective

Words Nearby tracheal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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