Pretracheal

tracheal

[trey-kee-uhl or, esp. British, truh-kee-uhl]
adjective
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. pertaining to or connected with the trachea or tracheae.
2.
Botany. of the nature of or composed of tracheae or vessels.

Origin:
1700–10; trache(a) + -al1

posttracheal, adjective
pretracheal, adjective
transtracheal, adjective
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tracheal

adjective
relating to or resembling or functioning like a trachea 
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