Definition of Tracheole

1. Noun. One of the fine branching tubes of the trachea of an insect, which penetrates the tissues to provide oxygen. Derived from diminutive of trachea. ¹



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Definition of Tracheole

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tracheole

tracheobronchial dyskinesia
tracheobronchial groove
tracheobronchitis
tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica
tracheobronchoscopy
tracheocele
tracheoceles
tracheoesophageal
tracheoesophageal puncture
tracheoesophageal speech
tracheogenic
tracheolar
tracheolaryngeal
tracheole (current term)
tracheoles
tracheomalacia
tracheomegaly
tracheopathia osteoplastica
tracheopathy
tracheopharyngeal
tracheophonae
tracheophonesis
tracheophony
tracheophyte
tracheophytes
tracheoplasty
tracheorrhagia

Literary usage of Tracheole

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1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Each tracheole is of unicellular origin, and is, at first, intracellular in position, being developed coiled within a single cell of the epithelium of a ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1919)
"The distribution of the right visceral trachea (re«) and its brandir« i- «imilar to that of the left; except that, while it gives off tracheole« to the ..."

3. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1905)
"... spur of hypodermis. tr'ol, tracheole. lh, leg bud. tr'ol.w, wing.tracheole. le'cy, leucocyte. tr.cr, trachea! center. l.tr, ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"In no case has any portion of a tracheole been found within the parenchyma cells, although they have been seen closely applied to the exterior of the cells. ..."

5. A Genealogic Study of Dragon-fly Wing Venation by James George Needham (1903)
"The "Indicating that in this group at least a recurrent tracheole, such as precedes the bridge in the ..."

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