adj. [Gr. branchia, gills; L. pallium, mantle]
Pertaining to the gill and mantle.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • branchiopallial — bran·chio·pallial …   English syllables

  • branchiopallial — |braŋkē(ˌ)ō+ adjective Etymology: branchi + pallial : of or relating to the gill and mantle of mollusks …   Useful english dictionary

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