gill bar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gill bar one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
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Usage

In literature:

Trace the history of the post-oral gill-slits and their accompanying cartilaginous bars and vascular arches in the frog, fowl, and rabbit.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
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In news:

The Blue Gill Bar & Grill, 4998 Lindora Dr, where police allege that they witnessed drug sales by bar employees and patrons multiple times.
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