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tracheobranchia

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the gill-like breathing organs of certain aquatic insect larvæ. They contain tracheal tubes somewhat similar to those of other insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A breathing-organ of certain aquatic insect-larvæ, combining the character of a gill with that of an ordinary trachea.

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