Perennibranchiate

Perennibranchiate

Per*en`ni*bran"chi*ate\, a. [See Perennial, and Branchiate.]

1. (Anat.) Having branch[ae], or gills, through life; -- said especially of certain Amphibia, like the menobranchus. Opposed to caducibranchiate.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to the Perennibranchiata.
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