tectibranchiate (not comparable)

(zoology) Having the gills covered by the mantle; of or relating to the Tectibranchiata.


tectibranchiate (plural tectibranchiates)

Any tectibranchiate mollusk.

Source: Wiktionary

Tec`ti*bran"chi*ate, a. Etym: [L. tectus (p.p. of tegere to cover) + E. branchiate.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: Having the gills covered by the mantle; of or pertaining to the Tectibranchiata.

– n.

Definition: A tectibranchiate mollusk.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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