Definition of paratracheal in English:

paratracheal

adjective

  • 1Botany
    Designating parenchyma that surrounds or is associated with the vessels in wood.

  • 2Anatomy Medicine
    Located or occurring beside the trachea.

Pronunciation

paratracheal

/ˌparəˈtreɪkɪəl/ /ˌparətrəˈkiːəl/

Origin

Early 20th century. From para- + tracheal.