Phyllobranchia
Phyllobranchia Phyl`lo*bran"chi*a, n.; pl. {Phyllobranci[ae]}. [NL. See {Phyllo-}, and {Branchia}.] (Zo["o]l.) A crustacean gill composed of lamell[ae]. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phyllobranchĭa — (P. Latr.), Familie aus der Familie der Nacktkieme in der Weichthierordnung der Schnecken; die Kiemen sind blätterig u. auseinander gehend. Dazu die Gattungen: Lanogerns, Glaucus, Eolidia u. Tergipes …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • phyllobranchia — adj. [Gr. phyllon, leaf; branchia, gills] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A gill with paired lamellar branches (leaflike filaments) arising from the branchial axis; phyllobranchiate adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • phyllobranchia — A gill in which the lamellae are expanded as thin leaves [Ingle, 1983]. Gill with leaf like filaments [McLaughlin, 1980], [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. See: phyllobranch [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • phyllobranchia — phyl·lo·bran·chia …   English syllables

  • phyllobranchia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phyllobranciae — Phyllobranchia Phyl lo*bran chi*a, n.; pl. {Phyllobranci[ae]}. [NL. See {Phyllo }, and {Branchia}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A crustacean gill composed of lamell[ae]. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phyllobranch — A type of decapod gill bearing a double series of platelike or leaflike branches from the axis [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Gill with leaflike filaments. (Syn. phyllobranchia) [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): Type of gill whose axis bears… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Urobranchĭa — Urobranchĭa, nach Latreille Familie der Nacktkiemen aus der Klasse der Gasteropoden (Schnecken) u. der Abtheilung der Weichthiere, mit vielgespaltenen, nach hinten liegenden Kiemen; dazu gehören die Gattungen: Carinaria, Doris u.a. Ihnen entgegen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • phyllobranch — См. phyllobranchia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • phyllobranchial — adjective see phyllobranchia …   Useful english dictionary

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