Pseudobranch
Pseudobranch \Pseu"do*branch\, n. (Anat.) Same as {Pseudobranchia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pseudobranch — The pseudobranch, also pseudobranchia is the reduced first gill arch of a fish (on the inner surface of the opercle, near the junction of the preopercle).In teleost fish, the pseudobranchs are mostly without respiratory function, and in… …   Wikipedia

  • pseudobranch — pseudobranchia …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pseudobranch — n. [Gr. pseudos, false; branchia, gills] (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) In some aquatic Pulmonata, a secondary gill consisting of folds of the mantle near the pneumostome …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseudobranch — pseu·do·branch …   English syllables

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  • false gill — pseudobranch (a small gill (a hemibranch) found on the inside of the gill cover near the base. Despite the prefix pseudo it appears to be serially homologous with the other gills) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pseudobranchia — (plural pseudobranchiae)) a small gill (a hemibranch) found on the inside of the gill cover near the base. Despite the prefix pseudo it appears to be serially homologous with the other gills. Also called the hyoidean hemibranch or opercular gill …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • Centrarchidae — Taxobox name = Sunfishes fossil range=Middle Miocene to Recent image width = 250px image caption = Flier ( Centrarchus macropterus ) regnum = Animalia phylm = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes subordo = Percoidei familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Deep sea fish — Humpback anglerfish Deep sea fish is a term for any fish that lives below the photic zone of the ocean. The lanternfish is, by far, the most common deep sea fish. Other deep sea fish include the flashlight fish, cookiecutter shark, bristlemouths …   Wikipedia

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