hemibranch

noun
hemi·​branch

Definition of hemibranch

1 [New Latin Hemibranchii] : one of the Hemibranchii
2 [hemi- entry 1 + -branch] : a gill having lamellae or filaments only on one side collectively : the lamellae or filaments on one side of a gill

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“Hemibranch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemibranch. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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