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trachea

tra·che·a

trachea

 
pronunciation:
treI ki
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part of speech: noun
inflections: tracheae, tracheas
definition 1: the tube that carries air to the lungs in humans and other animals that breathe air; windpipe.
definition 2: a similar tube in an insect, or a tube that carries water up the stems of some plants.
derivation: tracheal (adj.)
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  air, breathe, respiration