Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Situated below the gills, or beneath the branchial apparatus in general.
  • noun The internal piece of the inferior part of the branchial arch in fishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to the segment between the basibranchial and the ceratobranchial in a branchial arch.

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  • adjective anatomy Relating to the segment between the basibranchial and the ceratobranchial in a branchial arch.
  • noun anatomy A bone or cartilage of this kind.

Etymologies

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hypo- +‎ branchial

Examples

  • The median congenital fissures of the neck are probably caused by defective union of the branchial arches, although Arndt thinks that he sees in these median fistulas a persistence of the hypobranchial furrow which exists normally in the amphioxus.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The median congenital fissures of the neck are probably caused by defective union of the branchial arches, although Arndt thinks that he sees in these median fistulas a persistence of the hypobranchial furrow which exists normally in the amphioxus.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Beneath the pharynx (d) we see the hypobranchial groove; above it the chorda and neural tube.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Along the ventral side of the branchial sac runs a ciliated groove -- the hypobranchial groove which we have previously found at the same spot in the Amphioxus.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Not less interesting and important is an organ that develops from the ventral wall in all vertebrates -- the gill-groove or hypobranchial groove.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • Below, on the ventral side of the gill-crate, there is in the middle line a ciliated groove with a glandular wall (the hypobranchial groove), which is also found in the Ascidia and the larvae of the Cyclostoma.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Wilhelm Muller, of Jena, has shown, this rudimentary organ is the last relic of the hypobranchial groove, which we considered in a previous chapter, and which runs in the middle line of the gill-crate in the

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • In the middle line of its ventral side we find the hypobranchial groove.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Gegenbaur,) h hypobranchial groove (above it in the gullet we see the internal openings of the seven gill-clefts), v velum, o mouth, c heart, a auditory vesicle, n neural tube, ch chorda.)

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Gegenbaur, to show the relation of the dorsal branchial-gut cavity (r) to the pharyngeal or hypobranchial groove (n).)

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

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