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Definition of the adjective abranchial
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Alternative definition of the adjective abranchial
- [zoology] abranchiate
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A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
ABRANCHIAL Adj. (Greek, a = without + brangchia = gills.) Not branchial; descriptive of organisms, or a stage of development, that lack gills. Alt. Abranchiate. ABRANCHIATE Adj. (Greek, a = without + brangchia = gills + -atus = characterized ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)
Abranchial s, a-brank'e-ons, ) s. (a. without, Abranchia, a-brank'e-a, j and bragchia, Gr. bronchia, gills, Lat) Cuvier's third order of the Annelidas, comprising the Lumbrici, (earth worms,) and Naides, (aquatic worms,) of Lin- meus. They have no ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
abranchial (a-brang'ki-al), a. [Gr. - priv. H. Apáyyua, gills, + -al.] aving no branchiae or gills, as certain worms, for example the earthworm, in which respiration is carried on by the moist skin. abranchialism ...
abranchialism (a-brang'ki-al-izm), n. [abranchial + -ism.] The condition of being abranchial, ...
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firstly, there arises the external limb proper, or exopodite, which is normally seven-jointed ; and secondly, the internal branch, or endopodite, which may serve as a mouth organ, abranchial appendix, a swimming organ, or a protection for the ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
no fixed habitation vagabond having no flipper finless having no flowers ananthous having no gender it having no gills abranchial, abranchiate having no goal aimless having no head acephalous having no interest indifferent, supine having ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1A1N1C3H4I1A1L1
The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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