Translation of gill in Spanish:

gill

n

  • 1 /dʒɪl/ medida para líquidos equivalente a la cuarta parte de una pinta o 0,142 l
  • 2 /gɪl/ 2.1 [Zoology/Zoología] agalla (f), branquia (f) to go green about the gills ponerse* (blanco) como un or el papel 2.2 (of mushroom) laminilla (feminine)
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    • 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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