abranchial

abranchiate

[ey-brang-kee-it, -eyt]
adjective Zoology.
having no gills.
Also, abranchial [ey-brang-kee-uhl] .


Origin:
1850–55; a-6 + Greek bránchi(a) (neuter plural) gills + -ate1

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abranchiate or abranchial (əˈbræŋkɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
 
adj
zoology having no gills
 
[C19: a-1 + branchiate]
 
abranchial or abranchial
 
adj
 
[C19: a-1 + branchiate]

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