[ brang-kee-os-ti-guh s ]
/ ˌbræŋ kiˈɒs tɪ gəs /
having covered gills.
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Examples from the Web for branchiostegous
The jaws, the uneven lobate disk of the preoperculum and the branchiostegous membrane are naked, the rest of them being scaly.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes