dorsibranchiate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having branchiae across the back; belonging to the Dorsibranchiata.
    • Having branchiƦ along the back; from the Dorsibranchiata.
  • noun:
    • Any of the Dorsibranchiata.
    • an associate of the Dorsibranchiata.
  • others:
    • Having gills on the straight back; notobranchiate, as specific nudibranchiate gastropods and many marine annelids.
    • Specifically, having dorsal gills, since the Dorsibranchiata; of or regarding the Dorsibranchiata.
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