any crustacean of the class (or subclass) Branchiopoda, having flattened, footlike appendages that bear respiratory organs.
[brang-kee-op-uh-duh s] /ˌbræŋ kiˈɒp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). belonging or pertaining to the Branchiopoda.
“Wee Tim’rous Beasties” Douglas English
any crustacean of the mainly freshwater subclass Branchiopoda, having flattened limblike appendages for swimming, feeding, and respiration. The group includes the water fleas
Any of various primitive aquatic crustaceans of the class Branchiopoda, such as the fairy shrimp and water flea. Branchiopods are characterized by flattened, leaflike thoracic appendages.
Also called branchiostegal ray. one of the long, curved bones just below the operculum, supporting the gill membranes. of or relating to the branchiostegals. Historical Examples The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan The […]
branchiostegal. having covered gills. Historical Examples Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1. J Lort Stokes
a small branch or a subdivision of a branch. Historical Examples American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson Wayside and Woodland Trees Edward Step The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick Anne Constance Fenimore Woolson Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 1 [January 1902] Various The Genus Pinus George Russell […]