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- n. The state of being formed of branchiate segments
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being made up of branchiate segments.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In embryology, the development of branchial segments as indicated by the so-called visceral skeleton and the metameric diverticularization of the fore-gut in the vertebrate embryo.
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