branchiopneustic

adjective bran·chi·op·neus·tic \¦braŋkēˌäp¦n(y)üstik, -ēəp-\

Definition of branchiopneustic

  1. :  having the spiracles replaced by gills —used of certain immature aquatic insects

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Origin and Etymology of branchiopneustic

branchi- + Greek pneustos having (such) breath + English -ic — more at -pneusta


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