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branchia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Branchia  \Bran"chi*a\,  n.;  pl  {Branchi[ae]}.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?, 
  pl  of  ?.]  (Anat.) 
  A  gill;  a  respiratory  organ  for  breathing  the  air  contained 
  in  water,  such  as  many  aquatic  and  semiaquatic  animals  have 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  branchia 
  n  :  respiratory  organ  of  aquatic  animals  that  breathe  oxygen 
  dissolved  in  water  [syn:  {gill}] 




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