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trachea in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtracheatra‧che‧a /trəˈkiːə $ ˈtreɪkiə/ noun (plural tracheas or tracheae /-ˈkiː-i $ -ki-iː/) [countable] 🔊 🔊 technicalHB the tube that takes air from your throat to your lungs
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tracheaLarvae then travel via the bronchi, trachea and oesophagus to the gut.And I chewed my lunchtime sandwich thoroughly, being careful not to get my trachea clogged up with cream cheese.Their location in the trachea and bronchi and their size are diagnostic.Copulation occurs around day seven in the trachea or bronchi after which the female grows rapidly.Fistula formation - for example to the trachea - may then be the first sign of the true nature of the disease.Development through to L5 takes place in the alveoli and bronchi, and the adults migrate to the trachea.The L1 migrate up the trachea, are swallowed and pass out in the faeces.Via the trachea and the oesophagus, they eventually reach the small intestine.