Definition of Branchia. Meaning of Branchia. Synonyms of Branchia

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Definition of Branchia

Branchia
Branchia Bran"chi*a, n.; pl. Branchi[ae]. [L., fr. Gr. ?, pl. of ?.] (Anat.) A gill; a respiratory organ for breathing the air contained in water, such as many aquatic and semiaquatic animals have.

Meaning of Branchia from wikipedia

- Branchia may refer to: Branchia, a gill or similar organ of respiration. Branchia (genus), a genus of arthropods....
- Pa****e (sing. pa****; also occasionally papulla, papullae), also known as dermal branchiae or skin gills, are projections of the coelom of Asteroidea...
- structure of a gill presents a large surface area to the external environment. Branchia (pl. branchiae) is the zoologists' name for gills (from Ancient Gr****)...
- Extant species Description Branchiopoda Branchiopoda comes from the Gr**** branchia meaning gills, and pous meaning feet. They have gills on their feet or...
- fish, the gills lie in a branchial chamber covered by a bony operculum (branchia is an Ancient Gr**** word for gills). The great majority of bony fish species...
- filiform branchia. The ventral lobes are thick and many eye spots can be seen. Notochaetae can be observed from the segment where the second branchia occurs...
- Saronominae Roewer, 1954 Branchia Muma, 1951 Branchia angustus Muma, 1951 — Mexico, USA Branchia brevis Muma, 1951 — Texas Branchia potens Muma, 1951 — Mexico...
- three-toed sloth, Bradypus pygmaeus All pages with titles beginning with Brady branchia G βράγχιον (bránkhion) gills Lamellibranchia (cl****, syn. Bivalva); Branchiopoda...
- 1934 — Argentina (4 species) Saronominae (Central and South America) Branchia Muma, 1951 — Mexico, USA (3 species) Chinchippus Chamberlin, 1920 — Peru...
- line that runs from the rhinop****s to the posterior branchia (gills). The rhinop****s and branchia have an orange-brown tint. The exact food source for...
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