parabranchia

noun para·bran·chia \ ˌparəˈbraŋkēə \

Definition of parabranchia

plural -s
:the osphradium of a mollusk when it is large and resembles a gill

parabranchial

adjective

parabranchiate

\-kēə̇t, -kēˌāt\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of parabranchia

New Latin, from 1para- + -branchia


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