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variants or less commonly pectinibranchian
: of, relating to, or resembling the Pectinibranchia : having gills that resemble combs


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variants or less commonly pectinibranchian
plural -s
: a mollusk of the order Pectinibranchia

Word History



New Latin Pectinibranchia + English -ate or -ian

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“Pectinibranchiate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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