Sentence Examples


  • In humming-birds and petrels the trachea is partly divided by a vertical, longitudinal, cartilaginous septum.
  • In some of those birds which have a peculiarly harsh or trumpeting voice, the trachea is lengthened, forming loops which lie subcutaneously (capercally, curassow), or it enters and dilates the symphysis of the furcula (crested guineafowl); or, e.g.
  • The syrinx is a modification of the lower part of the trachea and of the adjoining bronchi.
  • The outer membranes are spread out between two or more successive bronchial semi-rings, a distance from the trachea which is, in typical cases, devoid of sounding membranes; some Cuculi, Caprimulgi, and some owls.
  • The lower portion of the trachea consists of thin membranes, about half a dozen of the rings being very thin or deficient.

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