hypobranchial

[ hahy-puh-brang-kee-uh l ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈbræŋ ki əl /
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adjective Zoology.

situated below the gills or beneath the branchial arches.

Nearby words

  1. hypobarism,
  2. hypobaropathy,
  3. hypobasis,
  4. hypobetalipoproteinemia,
  5. hypoblast,
  6. hypocalcemia,
  7. hypocalcification,
  8. hypocapnia,
  9. hypocaust,
  10. hypocenter

Origin of hypobranchial

First recorded in 1840–50; hypo- + branchial

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