Trachea: A tube-like portion of the respiratory tract that connects the larynx with the bronchi. Also known as the windpipe, the trachea is located in the chest cavity and in the neck. This allows air to be transported down into the lungs where it is cycled into the bloodstream.
Find the trachea: a large air tube that lies anterior to the lungs. The trachea is easy to identify because of the cartilaginous rings that help keep it form collapsing as the animal inhales and exhales.