Other Word Forms of Trachea
Origin of Trachea
Middle English trache from Medieval Latin trāchēa from Late Latin trāchīa from Greek (artēriā) trākheia rough (artery), trachea (as opposed to the smooth vessels that carry blood and not air) feminine of trākhus rough
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin trachia (“windpipe"), from Ancient Greek τραχεῖα (trachea, “windpipe")
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