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- adj. Surrounding the tracheae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Surrounding the tracheæ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Surrounding the trachea of an insect.
The trachea is often secondarily invaded by malignancy of the esophagus, thyroid gland, peritracheal or peribronchial glands.
Impaired movement of the carina indicates peritracheal and peribronchial pathology, the fixation being greatest in advanced cancer.