noun, plural cte·nid·i·a [ti-nid-ee-uh]. /tɪˈnɪd i ə/. Zoology.
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Ctenidium: a comb-like structure occurring on any part of an insect.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
To the left of the ctenidium a pulmonary sac, separated from it by an incomplete septum, amphibious.
Mantle with two posterior appendages; ctenidium large and capable of protrusion from pallial cavity.
Cephalic shield continuous with dorsal integument; no shell; ctenidium projecting from mantle cavity.
Foot without parapodia; no pallial cavity, but always a single ctenidium situated on the right side between mantle and foot.