branchiostegal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or with respect to the operculum that addresses the gill slits of seafood
    • regarding the membrane layer since the gills of fishes.
  • noun:
    • A branchiostegal ray.
    • One of the bony rays under the mind of a fish underneath the opercular bones and behind the lower jaw. These are typically connected by a membrane labeled as the branchiostegal or gill-membrane.
  • others:
    • regarding or of this nature of a branchiostege.

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