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branchiopneustic

[ brang-kee-op-noo-stik, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌbræŋ ki ɒpˈnu stɪk, -ˈnyu- /
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adjective Entomology.
breathing by means of gills, as certain aquatic insect larvae.
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Origin of branchiopneustic

branchio- + Greek pneustikós, equivalent to pneus- (verbid stem of pneîn to breathe) + -tikos-tic
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