branchial

adjective bran·chi·al \ ˈbraŋ-kē-əl \

Definition of branchial

: of, relating to, or supplying the gills or associated structures or their embryonic precursors

Origin and Etymology of branchial

Greek branchia gills


Medical Dictionary

branchial

adjective bran·chi·al \ -kē-əl \

medical Definition of branchial

: of or relating to the gills or to parts of the body derived from the embryonic branchial arches and clefts

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