Trichobranchia
Trichobranchia Trich`o*bran"chi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. tri`x, tricho`s, hair + branchia.] (Zo["o]l.) The gill of a crustacean in which the branchial filaments are slender and cylindrical, as in the crawfishes. [1913 Webster]

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  • trichobranchia — n. pl. [Gr. thrix, hair; branchia, gill] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A gill with a series of filamentous lateral branches arising from the main stem or branchial axis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trichobranchia — trich·o·branchia …   English syllables

  • trichobranchia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichobranch — A type of decapod gill bearing a series of radiating unbranched filaments [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Gill of filamentous structure with hair like projections from axis (e.g., crayfish). (Syn. trichobranchia) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Gill with …   Crustacea glossary

  • trichobranchiate — adjective see trichobranchia …   Useful english dictionary

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