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Definition of the adjective abranchiate
What does abranchiate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having no gills
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The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)
by Popular encyclopedia
REPTILES, or Reptilia, a class of Vertebrate animals, included by some in the Abranchiate group of the sub-kingdom Vertebrata, which group is distinguished by the fact that the breathing is conducted throughout life by means of lungs, gills or ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Abranchiate. ABRANCHIATE Adj. (Greek, a = without + brangchia = gills + - atus = characterized by.) Pertaining to organisms that lack gills. A term sometimes applied to Naiads or aquatic immatures. Alt. Abranchious. ABRASION Noun.
Chamber's Encyclopaedia (1872)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
oviparous and viviparous; into anallantoic or branchiate, and allantoic or abranchiate; into Haematothermal (Gr. haima, blood, thermos, hot), having four- chambered heart, spongy lungs, hot blood, and Haematocryal (Gr. haima, blood, cruos, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1858)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill
Thus one of the roots of the Mollusca appears to be lost in the Turbellarian and Trematode families of Abranchiate Vermes.
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
abranchiate a . [Gr. a, without; branchia, gills] Pertains to being without gills. abreptor n. [L. ab, from ...
Abranchiate, abrang′kiāt, adj. having no gills.—Also Abran′chial. [Gr.a, priv., and brangchia, gills.] Abrasion, abrā′zhun, n. the act of rubbing off.—adj. and n. Abrā′sive. [See Abrade.] Abraxas, abraks′as, n. a mystic word, or an amulet, ...
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
abranchiate (a-brang'ki-at), a. [< NL. abranchiatus : see abranchz'ous and -aic1.] Devmd of ills ; of or ...
by Ernest Weekley
abranchiate [biol.]. Without gills.
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1A1N1C3H4I1A1T1E1
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