pseudotrachea

noun

pseu·​do·​trachea
"+‧-
: one of a series of chitinous tubes in the labella of dipterans (suborder Brachycera) through which liquid food is taken into the mouth
pseudotracheal
"+‧-
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pseud- + trachea

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“Pseudotrachea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudotrachea. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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