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tracheal

[trey-kee-uh l or, esp. British, truh-kee-uh l] /ˈtreɪ ki əl or, esp. British, trəˈki əl/
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
1700-1710
1700-10; trache(a) + -al1
Related forms
posttracheal, adjective
pretracheal, adjective
transtracheal, adjective
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  • As the tracheal cartilage gets stronger and the trachea grows, the noisy respirations and breathing difficulties gradually stop.
  • The tracheal part of the procedure could get even more complex.
  • He helped take care of her, suctioning her tracheal tube in the middle of the night when the alarm went off.

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