Sentence Examples

  • In Velella the pneumatophore becomes of complex structure and sends air-tubes, lined by a chitin and resembling tracheae, down into the compact coenosarc, thus evidently serving a respiratory as well as a hydrostatic function.
  • The thin-walled spiral or annular tracheae of the protoxylem allow of longitudinal stretching brought about by the active growth in length of the neighboring living parenchymatous cells of a growing organ.
  • Hence such tracheae are only laid down in organs whose growth in length has ceased.
  • The fibres are frequently found in tangential bands between similar bands of tracheae or sieve-tubes.
  • Yarrell, " Observations on the tracheae of Birds," Trans.