abranchia

\(ˈ)āˈbraŋkēə\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from a- (II) + -branchia
: a former division of annelids comprising forms without specialized respiratory structures (as most of the oligochaetes and leeches)

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  • abranchia — abran·chia …   English syllables

  • abranchiata — I. | ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷kēˈäd.ə, ād.ə Etymology: New Latin, from a (II) + branchi + ata synonym of abranchia II. noun plural Usage: capitalized : any of several groups of gill less animals …   Useful english dictionary

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