branchial basket
the network-like cartilaginous skeleton of the gill region of Petromyzontiformes and Holocephali

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • branchial basket — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Odonata, a chamber of the rectum that contains the rectal gills …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • branchial basket — noun : the cartilaginous structure supporting the gills in protochordates and lower vertebrates (as ascidians, amphioxi, and cyclostomes) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gill basket — branchial basket (the network like cartilaginous skeleton of the gill region of Petromyzontiformes and Holocephali) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gill basket — noun Etymology: gill (III) : branchial basket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lamprey — Taxobox name = Lamprey image width = 250px image caption = Sea lamprey from Sweden regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Cephalaspidomorphi unranked ordo = Hyperoartia ordo = Petromyzontiformes familia = Petromyzontidae subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrosome — Taxobox name = Pyrosoma image caption = A young pyrosome colony found off Atauro Island, East Timor (length about 1 cm). regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Urochordata classis = Thaliacea ordo = Pyrosomida familia = Pyrosomidae genus …   Wikipedia

  • Jamoytius kerwoodi — Taxobox fossil range = Silurian regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Hyperoartia or Anaspida genus = Jamoytius species = Jamoytius kerwoodi species authority=White 1946cite journal author = White, E.I. year = 1946 title = Jamoytius… …   Wikipedia

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  • protobranchite — n. [Gr. protos, first; branchiae, gills] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Respiratory apparatus contained in the rectum of nymphal Odonata; see branchial basket …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rectal gills — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In anisopteran Odonata nymphs, an elaborate system of folds in the wall of the rectum, the latter chamber forming the branchial basket …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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