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branchiopneustic

[brang-kee-op-noo-stik, -nyoo-] /ˌbræŋ ki ɒpˈnu stɪk, -ˈnyu-/
adjective, Entomology.
1.
breathing by means of gills, as certain aquatic insect larvae.
Origin of branchiopneustic
branchio- + Greek pneustikós, equivalent to pneus- (verbid stem of pneîn to breathe) + -tikos -tic
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