Definición de branchia en inglés:
sustantivo (plural branchiae /-kɪiː/)
The gills of fish and some invertebrate animals.
- While resting in burrows or slight crevices, Pherusa extends its cephalic cage, grooved paired pales, and branchiae into the current.
- During this time ‘branchiae,’ which resemble gills, develop.
- The tube is quite thin so the branchiae probably are used mostly to acquire oxygen and carbon dioxide.
- Example sentences
- The larva probably possessed the scraping mouth parts and the branchial filter seen in most extant anuran larvae, and likewise probably also pumped water rhythmically.
- Due to the reduction of the hyoid and branchial arches, no other means than the suction flow seems to be available for this function.
- The history of the epibranchials presumably begins wherever vertebrates first developed a jointed, internal branchial arch rather than an unjointed, external branchial basket.
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