Podobranchia
Podobranchia \Pod`o*bran"chi*a\, n., pl. {Podobranchi[ae]} (-[=e]). [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Podobranch}. [1913 Webster]

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  • podobranchia — Gill born on basal segment (coxa) of a thoracic appendage. (Pl. podobranchiae) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. See: podobranch [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

  • podobranchia — podobran·chia …   English syllables

  • podobranchia — noun see podobranch …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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

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