from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having tracheæ or trachea-like organs: as, a trachean arachnid; characterized by breathing through tracheæ: as, trachean respiration; having the form or functions of tracheæ: as, trachean branchiæ. Also tracheate and tracheary.
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Now comes the turn of the muscular layer which lines the skin; now, that of the essential organs; now, that of the nerve-centres and the trachean network, whereupon the last gleam of light is extinguished and the Cetonia reduced to a mere bag, empty but intact, save for the entrance-hole made in the middle of the belly.