pseudotrachea

pseudotrachea
n. [Gr. pseudos, false; tracheia, windpipe]
1. A trachea-like structure.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In terrestrial Isopoda, a respiratory structure developed in the pleopods for air-breathing.
3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, small, specialized channels of the labellum that open to the exterior of the oral lobes and pass liquid food to the food canal.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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