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


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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