pseudobranchia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ branchia (gill)

Noun[edit]

pseudobranchia

  1. (marine biology) A small patch of gill-like filaments on the inner surface of the opercle near the junction of the preopercle.

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References[edit]

  • Northern Fishes; with Special Reference to the Upper Mississippi Valley, by Samuel Eddy, James Campbell Underhill. University of Minnesota Press: 1974, ISBN 0816606749, page 85.[1]