A trachea was a part of a Human's anatomy, located in the throat. Each Human had only a single trachea. When an individual was Force choked, the trachea was often compressed, which could be fatal. This happened to Padmé Amidala in 19 BBY when Darth Vader used the Force to strangle her.
- Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (novel)
- Coruscant Nights II: Street of Shadows (Mentioned only)
- Planet of the Mists (Mentioned only)
- Vertebrate trachea on Wikipedia