trachea

(Humans as organisms) the windpipe or tube from the back of the mouth to the top of the lungs

Trachea

The trachea, colloquially called windpipe, is a tube that connects the pharynx and larynx to the lungs, allowing the passage of air, and so is present in all air-breathing animals with lungs. Only in the lungfish, where the lung is connected to the pharynx and the trachea, is it absent. The trachea extends from the larynx and branches into the two...
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Trachea

(Plural tracheae)
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trachea

(tra´ke-ә) pl. tra´cheae the air passage extending from the throat and larynx to the main bronchi; it is reinforced at the front and sides by a series of C-shaped rings of cartilage that keep the passage uniformly open. The trachea is lined with mucous membrane covered with small hairlike processes called cilia tha...
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trachea

(tra;ke-ua) The airway leading from the larynx to the bronchi, composed of cartilaginous rings and a ciliated mucosal lining of the lumen; commonly called the windpipe.
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Trachea

(Windpipe) Main airway that runs from the base of the throat down to the lungs. Divides into the two main bronchi (right and left) that supply each lung with air.
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trachea

[n] - one of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids 2. [n] - membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
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Trachea

• (n.) 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. • (n.) One of the respiratory tubes of insects and arachnids. • (n.) The windpipe. See Illust. of Lung.
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trachea

noun membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
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Trachea

[moth] Trachea is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. ...
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trachea

Click images to enlargeTube that forms an airway in air-breathing animals. In land-living vertebrates, including humans, it is also known as the windpipe and runs from the larynx to the upper part of the chest. Its diameter is about 1.5 cm/0.6 in and its length 10 cm/4 in. It is strong and flexible, and re...
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trachea

A cartilaginous and membranous tube beginning at the larynx and extending to the bifurcation, where it branches into the right and left main bronchi.
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trachea

A synonym for the windpipe.
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Trachea

a tubular structure of the insect gas exchange system. Tracheae are elastic, spirally ringed tubes that allow gases to move throughout the insect body.
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trachea

an air tube in an insect; the windpipe in humans
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trachea

Cartilage-lined tubular airway that descends from the larynx into the chest and branches at its lower end into two bronchi that enter the lungs; it conducts air between the upper nasal passages and the lungs; colloquially known as the windpipe.
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trachea

Commonly called the windpipe, the main airway to the lungs. It divides into the right and left bronchi at the level of the fifth thoracic vertebra, channeling air to the right or left lung. The hyaline cartilage in the tracheal wall provides support and keeps the trachea from collapsing. The poste...
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trachea

Greek tracheia = rough, referring to its corrugations.
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Trachea

Here you'll learn the definition of trachea.
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Trachea

In insects and spiders, a series of tubes that carry air directly to cells for gas exchange; in huma
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trachea

in vertebrates and invertebrates, a tube or system of tubes that carries air. In insects, a few land arachnids, and myriapods, the trachea is an ... [11 related articles]
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trachea

one of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids
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Trachea

the air tube supported by cartilaginous rings that stretches from the pharynx into the the thorax, where it divides into the bronchial tubes (Morris 1992).
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trachea

The airway that leads from the larynx (voice box) to the bronchi (large airways that lead to the lungs). Also called windpipe.
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Trachea

The cartilage tube that brings air from the larynx to the two bronchi that enter the lungs.
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