Definition of Branchiostegal. Meaning of Branchiostegal. Synonyms of Branchiostegal
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Definition of Branchiostegal
BranchiostegalBranchiostegal Bran`chi*os"te*gal, a. [Gr. ? gill + ? to
cover: cf. F. branchiost[`e]ge.] (Anat.)
Pertaining to the membrane covering the gills of fishes. --
n. (Anat.) A branchiostegal ray. See Illustration of
Branchial arches in Appendix.
Note: This term was formerly applied to a group of fishes
having boneless branchi[ae]. But the arrangement was
artificial, and has been rejected.
Meaning of Branchiostegal from wikipedia
- A branchiostegal
lung is a respiration organ
used by some air-breathing arthropods. It is one of the most significant adaptations
of some crabs
- branchiostegal membrane
The membrane connecting
rays and enclosing
the gill chamber
and stop carrying
a s****. Coconut crabs
have organs known
are used for breathing, instead
of their vestigial
- book lungs. The coconut
crab is terrestrial
and uses structures called branchiostegal lungs
air. They cannot
swim and would drown
in water, yet...
- teeth, only 3 branchiostegal
rays, and a small dorsal
have a terminal
mouth, 10-13 flattened branchiostegal
rays, and a long...
in most species, and the lateral
line is uninterrupted. The branchiostegal
rays (bony rays supporting
the gill membranes behind
- they grow older. Some species
of crab use a respiratory organ called
lung. Its gill-like structure increases
area for gas exchange...
- respiratory organs
of terrestrial hermit crabs
(Coenobita and Birgus): gills, branchiostegal lungs
lungs". Arthropod Structure
& Development. 34 (1):...
- fin, single gular
plate, heterocercal caudal
fin, 10 to 13 flattened branchiostegal
rays, maxilla included
in gape, and prominent ocellus
- the anal fin with four, and the caudal
fin with 19. There
are six branchiostegal
rays and 19 vertebrae; the parietal
is lacking throughout
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