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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