tracheation

noun
tra·​che·​a·​tion
plural -s

Definition of tracheation

: the distribution and arrangement of the tracheae in a tracheate arthropod and especially in the developing wing of an insect previous to the formation of the veins

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History and Etymology for tracheation

trache- + -ation

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“Tracheation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tracheation. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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