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[ap-noo-stik, -nyoo-]
adjective Entomology.
having no open spiracles, as the tracheal systems of certain aquatic insect larvae.

a-6 + Greek pneustikós pertaining to breathing, equivalent to *pneust(os) (verbid of pneîn to breathe) + -ikos -ic Unabridged
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apneustic (æpˈnuːstɪk)
1.  of or relating to apneusis
2.  (of certain animals) having no specialized organs for respiration

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