(of an arthropod) having tracheae.
a tracheate arthropod.
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How to use tracheate in a sentence
The present tracheal respiration of the Tracheata developed at a later period out of respiration through the “tracheate gills.”The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2) | Ernst Haeckel
If the ancestor of the Insecta was, as seems possible, tracheate, this fact alone would rule out the trilobites.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites | Percy Edward Raymond
Hexapoda: tracheate arthropods with head, thorax and abdomen distinct, and only six legs in the adult stage: the true insects.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
No tracheate Crustacea are known, but some terrestrial Isopoda develop pulmonary in-sinkings of the integument.