abranchia

abran·chia

English syllables. 2014.

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  • abranchia — (ˈ)āˈbraŋkēə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from a (II) + branchia : a former division of annelids comprising forms without specialized respiratory structures (as most of the oligochaetes and leeches) …   Useful english dictionary

  • abranchiata — I. | ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷kēˈäd.ə, ād.ə Etymology: New Latin, from a (II) + branchi + ata synonym of abranchia II. noun plural Usage: capitalized : any of several groups of gill less animals …   Useful english dictionary

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