external gill

noun

Definition of external gill

: a gill that projects from the surface of the body and is not enclosed by the body wall and that is characteristic of certain larval fishes and amphibians

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“External gill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/external%20gill. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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