pulmobranchia

noun
pul·​mo·​branchia | \ ¦pəl(ˌ)mō+ \
plural pulmobranchiae

Definition of pulmobranchia

1 : a gill or similar organ so modified as to breathe air
2 : a book lung (as of a spider)

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Other Words from pulmobranchia

pulmobranchial \ ¦⸗⸗+ \ adjective
pulmobranchiate \ "+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for pulmobranchia

New Latin, from pulmo- + -branchia

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“Pulmobranchia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulmobranchia. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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