tracheole

[trey-kee-ohl]

noun Entomology.

any of the smallest branches of an insect trachea.

Nearby words

  1. tracheobronchitis,
  2. tracheobronchoscopy,
  3. tracheocele,
  4. tracheoesophageal,
  5. tracheolaryngeal,
  6. tracheomalacia,
  7. tracheomegaly,
  8. tracheopathia,
  9. tracheopharyngeal,
  10. tracheophony

Origin of tracheole

First recorded in 1900–05; trache(a) + -ole1

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