branchiostegous

adjective
bran·​chi·​os·​te·​gous | \ ¦braŋkē¦ästəgəs \

Definition of branchiostegous

2 : having the gills covered

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History and Etymology for branchiostegous

probably from French branchiostège + English -ous

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“Branchiostegous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/branchiostegous. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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