- 2 /gɪl/ 2.1 [Zool] agalla (f), branquia (f) to go green about the gills ponerse* (blanco) como un or el papel 2.2 (of mushroom) laminilla (f)More example sentences
- Some others, like the Siamese fighting fish, are capable of breathing air in addition to extracting oxygen from the water with their gills.
- When you see an aquarium fish gulping water, or ‘making a gookie,’ you will also see the gill cover opening and the gills fluttering, as water is drawn over the gills and the fish breathes.
- To make matters worse, fish have large respiratory membranes, the gills, which expose a huge amount of surface area to the watery medium.
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