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respiratory tree

División en sílabas: res·pi·ra·to·ry tree

Definición de respiratory tree en inglés:

sustantivo

Zoology
A branched respiratory organ in the body cavity of sea cucumbers.
Example sentences
  • Finally, the expelled tubules autotomize at their attachment point on the left respiratory tree and are left behind as the holothuroid crawls away.
  • The respiratory trees are part of the organs that are expelled occasionally by the sea cucumber.
  • One creature that takes advantage of the movement of water to the respiratory trees in the sea cucumber is the pearlfish, or cucumber fish (Carapidae).

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