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tracheole

(trā′kē-ōl′)
n.
One of the very small, branching tubes at the tips of the tracheae of an arthropod. Oxygen and carbon dioxide diffuse through the walls of the tracheoles.

tra·che′o·lar (-ə-lər) adj.
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tracheole

the small branching tubes from the TRACHEAE (2) of insects.
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Parity and human blood index: The unfed mosquitoes collected through different sampling techniques from fixed and random houses were dissected for ovaries as per WHO technique17 based on distended tracheolar skeins and were categorized as parous and nulliparous.
The unfed mosquitoes collected through different sampling techniques were dissected for ovaries as per WHO technique (13) based on distended tracheolar skeins and were categorized as parous and nulliparous.
culicifacies mosquitoes collected were dissected and their parity or nulliparity was assessed from the tracheolar skeins (15).
All the unfed collected mosquitoes were dissected for parity to observe ovaries for distended tracheolar skeins as per the procedure described by WHO (17).