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noun, adjective
  1. another word for cyclostome
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Marsipobranchia, from Greek marsipos pouch + branchia gills
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Examples from the Web for marsipobranch

Historical Examples

  • If Palæospondylus is not a Marsipobranch, it is quite impossible to refer it to any other existing group of vertebrates.

    A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)

    David Starr Jordan

  • Thus Parker, in his well-known description of the skeleton of the marsipobranch fishes, does not even mention its existence.

    The Origin of Vertebrates

    Walter Holbrook Gaskell