pseudotrachea

noun
pseu·​do·​trachea | \ "+‧-\

Definition of pseudotrachea

: one of a series of chitinous tubes in the labella of dipterans (suborder Brachycera) through which liquid food is taken into the mouth

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Other Words from pseudotrachea

pseudotracheal \ "+‧-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for pseudotrachea

New Latin, from pseud- + trachea

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