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Synonyms for branchia

respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water

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TUG 1552-2, fragment of the branchial plate, Tori, Parnu River, Estonia, Middle Devonian, Eifelian, Parnu RS, Tori Mb; Preobrazhensky 1911, pl.
However, Walker (2001) from Australia reported that the branchial chambers of rhizocephalan parasitized crab Charybdis callianasa had the greatest number of barnacle O.
The branchial apparatus consists of six grooves (ectoderm), arches (mesoderm), and pouches (endoderm).
Divergence in expression patterns occurred following metamorphosis, with branchial rudiment staining in the 6-h juveniles and expression of the transcripts in lower abdominal tissues by the 10-day-old juvenile stage.
Developmental anomalies of structures derived from the upper half of the first branchial arch are common, giving rise to deformities such as cleft lip or cleft palate.
A new deep water genus and species of branchial bopyrid infesting the galatheid crab Munidopsis erinaceus from the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.
After decapitation, arterial vessels were carefully dissected from the following areas: branchial afferent (ABA), branchial efferent (ABE), dorsal (DA) and mesenteric (MA) and placed in cold (4[degrees]C) physiological saline solution (PSS).
Branchial rickettsales-like infection associated with a mass mortality of the sea scallop Pecten maximus.
Histopathologic results were consistent with a branchial cyst with carcinoma.
Prominent theories range from deleterious genetic mutations (1), vascular disruption with expanding hematoma formation in utero (2), autosomal dominant inheritance (3), and first and second branchial arch malformation (4).
Branchial Cleft Cyst--Caused by the incomplete closure of the sinus tract during embryonic life.
In the present case, an explanation of these additional heads of the SCM may be due to abnormal splitting in the mesoderm of post-sixth branchial arch (7).
Pre-auricular sinus is a congenital malformation that is due to failure of the hillocks of the first and second branchial arches (which form the auricle) to fuse completely.
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.