Cryptobranchia

plural noun
Cryp·​to·​bran·​chia | \ ˌkriptəˈbraŋkēə \
variants: or less commonly Cryptobranchiata \ -​ˌbraŋkēˈätə , -​ātə \

Definition of Cryptobranchia

: any of various groups of animals having concealed gills

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Other Words from Cryptobranchia

cryptobranchiate \ ¦kriptə¦braŋkēə̇t , -​ēˌāt \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cryptobranchia

New Latin, from crypt- + -branchia, -branchiata

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“Cryptobranchia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cryptobranchia. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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