Definition of respiratory tree in English:
A branched respiratory organ in the body cavity of sea cucumbers.
- 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).
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.