arthrobranchia
Branchia (gill) attached to the joint area between the body and the first podomere of the leg (Fig. 3C). (Pl. arthrobranchiae) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • arthrobranchia — n.; pl. iae [Gr. arthron, joint; branchia, gills] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a gill attached to the articulating membrane between the appendage and body; arthrobranchiata …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • arthrobranchia — ar·thro·bran·chia …   English syllables

  • arthrobranchia — noun see arthrobranch …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthrobranch(s) — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A decapod gill associated with the articular membrane between the coxa and the body wall; joint gills. [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. A gill arising from the articular… …   Crustacea glossary

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