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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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For example, mucous secretion in marine fish gills is their chief defense against gill parasites (Khan 1987, Lafferty 1997).
The glochidia of species that release conglutinates are typically gill parasites.
Such works were carried out in in Finland, Japan and Cameroon on monogeneans gill parasites of different fish species [6,10,11].
vastator are common gill parasites of cyprinids while Gyrodactyus salaris and G.
For electron microscopy technique, the monogenean gill parasites were washed several times with distilled water, then fixed for about 1/2 h at 4[degrees]C in 1% osmium tetroxide in 0.