dendrobranchiate
(noun) A decapod bearing dendrobranch gills, or (adjective) the condition of having dendrobranch gills [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • dendrobranchiate gill — Gill with paired primary branches subdivided [Poore, 2004]. One in which the paired primary branches are subdivided, sometimes highly so [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997] …   Crustacea glossary

  • biserial branch — Primary branch of dendrobranchiate gill subdivided into two rows or series [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

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