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Synonyms for gill

a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142

a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces

any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus


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respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water

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digitata (Naididae) has been experimentally associated with outbreaks of proliferative gill disease in channel catfish (Belleraud et al, 1995).
They include a California Department of Fish and Game report that said a number of factors - including warm temperatures, low flows and crowding - caused conditions conducive to gill disease and other bacterial infections.
In October 2011, 279,000 salmon died in Lamlash after what was said to be an outbreak of amoebic gill disease.
Physiological effects of freshwater bathing of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) as a treatment for amoebic gill disease.
As part of this process, it is planned to carry out land based trials on treatments for salmon in respect of amoebic gill disease.