Pectinibranchiate
Pectinibranchiate Pec`ti*ni*bran"chi*ate, a. [L. pecten, -inis, a comb + E. branchiate.] (Zo["o]l.) Having pectinated gills. [1913 Webster]

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  • pectinibranchiate — pec·tini·bran·chi·ate …   English syllables

  • pectinibranchiate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pectinibranchian — I. adjective see pectinibranchiate I II. noun see pectinibranchiate II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melanian — Me*la ni*an, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of a family of fresh water pectinibranchiate mollusks, having a turret shaped shell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paludina — Pal u*di na, n.; pl. L. {Paludin[ae]}, E. {Paludinas}. [NL., fr. L. palus, udis, a marsh, pool.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of freshwater pectinibranchiate mollusks, belonging to {Paludina}, {Melantho}, and allied genera. They have an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paludinae — Paludina Pal u*di na, n.; pl. L. {Paludin[ae]}, E. {Paludinas}. [NL., fr. L. palus, udis, a marsh, pool.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of freshwater pectinibranchiate mollusks, belonging to {Paludina}, {Melantho}, and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paludinas — Paludina Pal u*di na, n.; pl. L. {Paludin[ae]}, E. {Paludinas}. [NL., fr. L. palus, udis, a marsh, pool.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of freshwater pectinibranchiate mollusks, belonging to {Paludina}, {Melantho}, and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proboscidifera — Pro*bos ci*dif e*ra, n. pl. [NL. See {Proboscis}, and { ferous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An extensive division of pectinibranchiate gastropods, including those that have a long retractile proboscis, with the mouth at the end, as the cones,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rostrifera — Ros*trif e*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. rostrum beak + ferre to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of pectinibranchiate gastropods, having the head prolonged into a snout which is not retractile. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pectinate — 1. adjective /ˈpɛktəneɪt/ a) Resembling a comb. The beetles antennae had a pectinate shape. b) Having segments which are greatly lengthened to one side. 2. noun /ˈpɛktəneɪt/ An ester or …   Wiktionary

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