mastigobranchia
n. [Gr. mastix, whip; branchos, gill]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
A slender respiratory process at the base of the epipod.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • mastigobranchia — mas·ti·go·bran·chia …   English syllables

  • mastigobranchia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • mastigobranch — Slender respiratory at base of epipod. (Syn. mastigobranchia) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Slender respiratory process at base of epipod(ite). (Syn. mastigobranchia (pl., mastigobranchiae)) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Decapoda): In basal segment… …   Crustacea glossary

  • mastigobranch — См. mastigobranchia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mastigobranchial — adjective see mastigobranchia …   Useful english dictionary

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