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pectinibranchiate

adjective pec·tini·bran·chi·ate \ -ēˌāt \
variants: or less commonly pectinibranchian \-ēən\

Definition of pectinibranchiate

: of, relating to, or resembling the Pectinibranchia : having gills that resemble combs

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Origin and Etymology of pectinibranchiate

New Latin Pectinibranchia + English -ate or -ian


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pectinibranchiate

noun \ " \
variants: or less commonly pectinibranchian \"\

Definition of pectinibranchiate

plural -s
: a mollusk of the order Pectinibranchia

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