branchial

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bran·chi·al

adjective \ˈbraŋ-kē-əl\

Definition of BRANCHIAL

:  of, relating to, or supplying the gills or associated structures or their embryonic precursors

Origin of BRANCHIAL

Greek branchia gills
First Known Use: 1801

bran·chi·al

adjective \-kē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRANCHIAL

: of or relating to the gills or to parts of the body derived from the embryonic branchial arches and clefts

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