Trachea

Tra"che*a

(?), n.;
pl. Trache (#).
[NL.,from L. trachia, Gr. trachei^a (sc. windpipe), from rough, rugged: cf. F. trache.]
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1. (Anat.) The windpipe. See Illust. of Lung.
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2. (Zol.) One of the respiratory tubes of insects and arachnids.
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3. (Bot.) One of the large cells in woody tissue which have spiral, annular, or other markings, and are connected longitudinally so as to form continuous ducts.
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