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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 in air-breathing animals that carries air to the lungs; windpipe.
definition 2: a similar conductive tube or vessel in an insect or plant.
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derivation: tracheal (adj.)
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  air, breathe, respiration