hypobranchial

[ hahy-puh-brang-kee-uhl ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈbræŋ ki əl /

adjective Zoology.

situated below the gills or beneath the branchial arches.

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Origin of hypobranchial

First recorded in 1840–50; hypo- + branchial
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