arthrobranch

arthrobranch

[′är·thrō‚braŋk]
(invertebrate zoology)
In Malacostraca, the gill attached to the joint between the body and the first leg segment.
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1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 Maxillipeds Pereopod Thoracic Somite Appendages 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 Pleurobranchs - - - + + + + + Arthrobranchs - - - 1 1 1 1 - Podobranchs - r - - - - - - Epipods + + + - - - - - Exopods + * - - - - - - - Setobranchs - - - - - - - - TABLE 2.