having no gills
Syn: ↑abranchiate, ↑abranchious, ↑gill-less
Ant: ↑branchiate (for: ↑abranchiate)

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  • Abranchial — A*bran chi*al, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Abranchiate. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abranchial — adjective abranchiate …   Wiktionary

  • abranchial — əɪ bræŋkɪəl adj. having no gills …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abranchial — abran·chi·al …   English syllables

  • abranchious — adj. 1. having no gills; same as {abranchiate}. {branchiate} Syn: abranchiate, abranchial, gill less [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abranchiate — /ay brang kee it, ayt /, adj. Zool. having no gills. Also, abranchial /ay brang kee euhl/. [1850 55; A 6 + Gk bránchi(a) (neut. pl.) gills + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • abranhial — abranhiál, ă adj. (despre respiraţie) care nu se face prin branhii. (< engl. abranchial) Trimis de tavi, 08.01.2003. Sursa: MDN  abranhiál adj. m., pl. abranhiáli; f. sg. abranhiálă, pl. abranhiále …   Dicționar Român

  • abranchiate — /eɪˈbræŋkiət/ (say ay brangkeeuht), / eɪt/ (say ayt) adjective Zoology without gills. Also, abranchial /eɪˈbræŋkiəl/ (say ay brangkeeuhl). {a 6 + Greek branchia gills + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • abranchiate — [ā braŋ′kēəlā braŋ′kē it, ā braŋ′kēāt΄] adj. [< Gr a , not + branchia, gills + ATE1] without gills n. an animal without gills: Also abranchial [ā braŋ′kēəl] …   English World dictionary

  • abranchiate — adjective having no gills • Syn: ↑abranchial, ↑abranchious, ↑gill less • Ant: ↑branchiate …   Useful english dictionary

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