trachea

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From late Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Late Latin trāchīa (the windpipe), from Ancient Greek τρᾱχεῖᾰ (trākheîa, jagged, rugged, rough), ellipsis of τρᾱχεῖᾰ ᾰ̓ρτηρῐ́ᾱ (trākheîa artēríā, rough artery).

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trachea (plural tracheae or (obsolete) tracheæ or tracheas)

  1. (anatomy) A thin-walled, cartilaginous tube connecting the larynx to the bronchi.
    Synonym: windpipe
  2. (botany, dated) The xylem vessel.
    Synonym: vessel
  3. (entomology) One of the cuticle-lined primary tubes in the respiratory system of an insect, which extend throughout its body.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trachia (windpipe), from Ancient Greek τραχεῖα (trakheîa, windpipe), feminine of τραχύς (trakhús, rugged, rough).

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trachea f (plural trachee)

  1. (anatomy) trachea, windpipe
  2. (botany) trachea

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trachea f (plural tracheas)

  1. Obsolete form of traqueia.