Lophobranchii

plural noun Loph·o·bran·chii

Definition of Lophobranchii

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of small teleost fishes that comprise the sea horses and pipefishes and are coextensive with the family Syngnathidae and that are sometimes considered a suborder of Thoracostei

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Origin and Etymology of lophobranchii

New Latin, from loph- + -branchii (from Greek branchion gill) — more at branchia


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