(in fish) one of a series of stiff projections along the inner margins of the branchial arches that prevent food particles from passing through the branchial clefts.
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- gill cleft,
- gill filament,
- gill fungus,
- gill net,
- gill pouch,
- gill slit,
- gilles de la tourette syndrome
Origin of gill raker
First recorded in 1875–80
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