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English noun: trachea

1. trachea (body) membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi


Broader (hypernym)cartilaginous tube

Part holonymepiglottis

Part meronymcervix, neck, upper respiratory tract

2. trachea (body) one of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids

Broader (hypernym)tubule

Part meronymrespiratory system, systema respiratorium

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