marsipobranch

/ (ˈmɑːsɪpəʊˌbræŋk) /

noun, adjective

another word for cyclostome

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Word Origin for marsipobranch

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

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

  • 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