branchiocranium

noun bran·chio·cranium \" +\

Definition of branchiocranium

  1. :  one of two main divisions of the fish skull constituting the mandibular and hyal regions and the branchial arches — compare neurocranium

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Origin and Etymology of branchiocranium

New Latin, from branchi- + cranium


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