gill cavity

noun
variants: or gill chamber

Definition of gill cavity

: the space between the gill arches and the gill cover into which the gill filaments project

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“Gill cavity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gill%20cavity. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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