Caducibranchiata

plural noun Ca·du·ci·bran·chi·a·ta \ kə¦d(y)üsəˌbraŋkēˈätə , -ˈātə \

Definition of Caducibranchiata

1 in former classifications :a division of tailed amphibians whose gills are lost in adult life

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Origin and Etymology of caducibranchiata

New Latin, from caduci- (from Latin caducus falling) + Latin branchiae gills + New Latin -ata; akin to Greek bronchos throat


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