branchia

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Related to branchial: Branchial cleft cyst, branchial fistula, Branchial cyst, branchial sinus, branchial apparatus
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Synonyms for branchia

respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water

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Branchial rickettsales-like infection associated with a mass mortality of the sea scallop Pecten maximus.
7) The etiology of the frequently associated ossicular chain anomalies maybe traced to an error in the development of the second branchial arch prior to the fourth month of intrauterine life.
Key words: branchial cyst, carcinoma, neoplasia, avian, umbrella cockatoo, Cacatua alba
They feed, while swimming slowly with their mouths wide-open, allowing water and plankton to pass through the buccal cavity, into the pharynx and across the branchial arches, which are lined with numerous gill rakers (1260 gill rakers per gill: Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948, p.
The first branchial apparatus normally gives rise to the eustachian tube, tympanic cavity, mastoid antrum, a portion of the tympanic membrane, external auditory canal, the mandible, maxilla, and the malleus and incus.
This study concentrates on the mouth, caudal fin and the branchial region of P.
Lesions may resemble a pyogenic granuloma, actinomycosis, a thyroglossal duct cyst, a branchial cleft cyst, a furuncle, a squamous cell carcinoma and an epidermal cyst (1).
Antifungal triazole derivative triadimefon induces ectopic maxillary cartilage by altering the morphogenesis of the first branchial arch.
They then characterized changes in the shape and position of the craniofacial structures, such as jaws, branchial arches, eyes, otic capsules and olfactory pits, through "geometric morphometric analysis," which measured positioning of a total of 32 landmarks on the top and bottom sides of the tadpoles.
Hairy polyp' of the pharynx in association with an ipsilateral branchial sinus: evidence that the 'hairy polyp' is a second branchial arch malformation.
Vascular rings result from the abnormal or incomplete regression of one of the 6 embryonic branchial arches.
As Tp63 is expressed in the branchial arches (a derivative of neural crest cells), it is not surprising that dental anomalies are common in these group of disorders.
According to Myers, "I've done concentration series, where we give sets of embryos exposures at increasing concentrations, and we get a nice linear curve out of it: more alcohol leads to increasing frequency and severity of midline and branchial arch defects.
The remaining 4 head and neck aspirates revealed a follicular thyroid neoplasm, a branchial cleft cyst, chronic submandibular sialadenitis, and a parotid gland abscess.