podobranch

noun
podo·​branch | \ ˈpädəˌbraŋk \
variants: or less commonly podobranchia \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈbraŋkēə \
plural podobranchs\ -​ks \ also podobranchiae\ -​kīˌē \

Definition of podobranch

: a gill attached to the basal segment of a thoracic limb of a crustacean — compare arthrobranch, pleurobranch

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History and Etymology for podobranch

New Latin podobranchia, from pod- + -branchia (gill)

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“Podobranch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podobranch. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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