Podobranch
Podobranch Pod"o*branch, n. [See {Podo-}, and {Branchia}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the branchi[ae] attached to the bases of the legs in Crustacea. [1913 Webster]

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  • podobranch — n. [Gr. pous, foot; branchia, gills] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Gills borne on the coxa of the thoracopod; podobranchia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • podobranch — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A decapod gill attached to the coxa of an appendage; foot gills. [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. A gill borne on the coxa of an appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977]. Gill …   Crustacea glossary

  • podobranch — podo·branch …   English syllables

  • podobranch — …   Useful english dictionary

  • gill — See: branchia [Martin, 2005]. See: branchia [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cumacea): Branchial lobule [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Decapoda): One of several respiratory projections that may be associated with each thoracic appendage (thoracopod).… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Podobranchia — Pod o*bran chi*a, n., pl. {Podobranchi[ae]} ( [=e]). [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Podobranch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podobranchiae — Podobranchia Pod o*bran chi*a, n., pl. {Podobranchi[ae]} ( [=e]). [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Podobranch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthrobranch(s) — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A decapod gill associated with the articular membrane between the coxa and the body wall; joint gills. [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. A gill arising from the articular… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchia — Gills, usually thoracic [Poore, 2004]. Respiratory organ (gill) associated with an appendage or with the body wall. (Pl. branchiae) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Thin walled finger like or leaf like structure extending outward from limb or… …   Crustacea glossary

  • coxa — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 1 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. First article of limb, usually short [Poore, 2004]. First or proximal article of leg or… …   Crustacea glossary

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