Inferobranchiate In`fe*ro*bran"chi*ate, a. [L. inferus lower + E. branchiate.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the gills on the sides of the body, under the margin of the mantle; belonging to the Inferobranchiata. [1913 Webster]

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  • inferobranchiate — |infə(ˌ)rō+ adjective Etymology: infero + branchiate : having the gills on the sides under the mantle margin inferobranchiate mollusk …   Useful english dictionary

  • inferobranchiate — adj. [L. inferus, low; Gr. branchia, gills] (MOLLUSCA) Pertaining to gills under the mantle margin …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • inferobranchiate — in·fe·ro·branchiate …   English syllables

  • Inferobranchiata — In fe*ro*bran chi*a ta, n. pl. [NL. See {Inferobranchiate}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A suborder of marine gastropod mollusks, in which the gills are between the foot and the mantle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infero- — combining form Etymology: Latin inferus low, situated beneath more at under 1. : on the underside inferobranchiate 2. : below and inferolateral …   Useful english dictionary

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