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Synonyms for branchia

respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water

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Branchial cysts are among the most common lateral neck masses.
Cervical thymic cyst is a rare entity with just over a 100 cases reported.1 It presents as a diagnostic challenge as it mimics lymphangioma and branchial cleft cyst which are relatively more common in the paediatric age group.
Guerichosteus heterolepis is attributed to the genus on the basis of similarities in the morphology of the branchial plates, postorbital plates and in the ornamentation characters (size and morphology of tubercles) and their topography.
On suspicion of a branchial cleft fistula, surgical resection of the fistula was scheduled.
It generally represents an incidence of 1.7-2% within the branchial arches malformations group [5], while some series report an incidence of less than 1% [6].
Lee, "Branchial cleft cyst as the initial impression of a metastatic thyroid papillary carcinoma: two case reports," The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, vol.
It is difficult to differentiate FDCS from commonly found cystic neck masses such as branchial cyst, cystic lymph node metastases, and neurogenic tumors with cystic degeneration based on imaging alone.
Branchial arch anomalies are the second most common congenital abnormality, representing 17% of congenital anomalies in the head and neck region in the pediatric population [1].
First branchial cleft anomalies (FBCA) are relatively uncommon congenital malformations of the head and neck, accounting for only 1-8% of all branchial anomalies [1, 2].
When the octolasmids inhabit branchial chambers of the crabs, they occupy space on the gills surface normally available for gaseous exchange and can severely impair host respiration (Hudson and Lester, 1994).
It was found that if the snail shell was cracked and the snail's branchial gland removed, its juice when extracted and put in a clear bowl and placed in the sunlight caused something stunning to happen: The juice, which was white, turned greeny-yellow, then a definite green, then violet before finally turning red and darkening as the minutes ticked by.
Some of the primary PPS masses include minor salivary gland tumors arising from ectopic salivary gland tissue rests, atypical type II first branchial cleft anomaly, and lipomas.