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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the trachea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the trachea; like a trachea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the trachea or windpipe: as, tracheal rings or cartilages; tracheal vessels; tracheal respiration.
  • In botany, of or pertaining to tracheæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or resembling or functioning like a trachea


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  • The outer layer, or epidermis, appears in green; the blue branches along the top are part of a network of air-carrying tubes called the tracheal system; and the posterior intestine, or hindgut, is seen as two distinct curved green lines.

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  • People were quite frightened, because he was having what was described as a tracheal problem.

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  • Other factors include colonies that are too small; lack of food stored in the fall; another parasite called the tracheal mite; and a fungus called nosema that gets into the bee's gut and makes it less able to absorb nutrients.

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  • In addition to causing aggressive behavior toward owners, neighbors and other animals, chaining can lead to injuries such as tracheal damage.

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  • Currently percutaneous tracheostomy is accepted as a safe and reliable bedside procedure; however, the potential for intraoperative complications such as tracheal damage still exists.

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