Perennibranchiata

plural noun

Pe·​ren·​ni·​bran·​chi·​a·​ta
-ˈātə
in former classifications
: a division of Caudata comprising amphibians (as salamanders of the genus Necturus) that retain their gills through life compare caducibranchiata

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin perennis perennial + New Latin branchi- + -ata

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“Perennibranchiata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Perennibranchiata. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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