branchiate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj branchiate provided with gills "a gilled tadpole"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Branchiate (Anat) Furnished with branchiæ; as, branchiate segments.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • branchiate Having permanent gills: contrasted with pulmonate or pulmonated: as, “branchiated Vertebrata,”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Branchiate furnished with branchiæ
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.—Gr.

Usage

In literature:

Branchiate: supplied with gills or bronchia.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The heart is usually posterior to the branchia (proso-branchiate).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
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