Extrabranchial Ex`tra*bran"chi*al, a. (Anat.) Outside of the branchial arches; -- said of the cartilages thus placed in some fishes. [1913 Webster]

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  • extrabranchial — ex·tra·branchial …   English syllables

  • extrabranchial — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: extra + branchial : situated outside the branchial arches …   Useful english dictionary

  • extrabranchial chamber — space between the operculum and the gills …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ex|tra|bran|chi|al — «EHKS truh BRANG kee uhl», adjective, noun. –adj. Anatomy. outside of the branchial arches. –n. an extrabranchial cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

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