Heptranchias

noun
Hep·​tran·​chi·​as | \ hepˈtraŋkēəs\

Definition of Heptranchias

: a genus of sharks (family Hexanchidae) having seven pairs of branchial clefts

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History and Etymology for Heptranchias

New Latin, probably irregular from hepta- + branchiae

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