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gill pouch

[gil] /gɪl/
noun
Origin of gill pouch
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for gill pouch

gill pouch

/ɡɪl/
noun
1.
any of a series of paired linear pouches in chordate embryos, arising as outgrowths of the wall of the pharynx. In fish and some amphibians they become the gill slits
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