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Branchial

Branchial

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to branchiae or gills. Branchial arches, the bony or cartilaginous arches which support the gills on each side of the throat of fishes and amphibians. Branchial clefts, the openings between the branchial arches through which water passes.


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Question on Crab resiration..Wrinklers experiment

1) Does a shore-crab normally irrigate its branchial chamber by exhaling or inhaling at the front edge of the carapace ? 2)When the crab swallows water , does it pump air in the same direction or opposite direction? 3) Why does dissolveed oxygen ...

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by aaaaaaaaaa17
Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:25 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Question on Crab resiration..Wrinklers experiment
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Branchial archs

Please help me with that. Is there anyone who could gather here, in one place, all modifications of branchial archs that take place from amphibians to higher mammals including human. I have only a few of them in so many books that I can't memorise them. I know for example ...

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by SU_reptile
Mon Nov 06, 2006 5:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Branchial archs
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Moluscus and Arthropods

... bilateral body, with most of the organs and parts paired, but not repeated longitudinally. Most of them develop a mantle, which incloses either a branchial or a pulmonary cavity. They are generally more or less covered and protected by a calcareous shell, which may be univalve, bivalve, or multivalve. ...

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by kandarp shah
Sun Jul 17, 2005 5:45 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Moluscus and Arthropods
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Views: 12349

Moluscus and Arthropods

... bilateral body, with most of the organs and parts paired, but not repeated longitudinally. Most of them develop a mantle, which incloses either a branchial or a pulmonary cavity. They are generally more or less covered and protected by a calcareous shell, which may be univalve, bivalve, or multivalve. ...

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by mith
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:10 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Moluscus and Arthropods
Replies: 6
Views: 12349


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