Definition of Branchiate. Meaning of Branchiate. Synonyms of Branchiate

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Definition of Branchiate

Branchiate
Branchiate Bran"chi*ate, a. (Anat.) Furnished with branchi[ae]; as, branchiate segments.

Meaning of Branchiate from wikipedia

- A gill (/ɡɪl/ (listen)) is a respiratory organ that many aquatic organisms use to extract dissolved oxygen from water and to excrete carbon dioxide. The...
- lay large eggs in clumps in the water. Their fully aquatic larvae are branchiate, with three pairs of external gills behind their heads and above their...
- 1964): 29-30. Table 1, figure 1-3. Hutton F. W. (1882) "Notes on some Branchiate Mollusca". Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 14: 162-167...