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branchial

[′braŋ·kē·əl]
(zoology)
Of or pertaining to gills.
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Guerichosteus heterolepis is attributed to the genus on the basis of similarities in the morphology of the branchial plates, postorbital plates and in the ornamentation characters (size and morphology of tubercles) and their topography.
The carapace of each crab was removed and the branchial chambers and gills were visually inspected for the presence of octolasmids.
Resulting apoptosis and growth failure of the branchial arches disrupt development of all its derivatives including the thymus.
Then, five branchial cartilages can be found, formed by the faringobranchial, epibanchial, ceratobranchial, hypobranchial and basibranchial cartilages.
Branchial anomalies comprise approximately 20% of pediatric congenital head and neck masses and are classified as first, second, third, and fourth branchial cysts, sinuses, and fistulae.
1) The differential diagnoses for the contents are as follows: metastatic disease, lymphoma, adenitis, obstructed submandibular duct, salivary gland tumors, abscess, Ludwig's angina, thyroglossal duct cyst, hemangioma, lymphangioma, dermoid/epidermoid, diving ranula (complex), second branchial cleft cyst (more common in children) (Figure 16).
As larvae undergo metamorphosis, they lose their trochs and develop collar structures and branchial rudiments (Fig.
2 There is occasional, associated deformities of soft tissue structures derived from the lower branchial arches seen in these patients, there may be cleavage of the neck and manubrium sterni.
In this case, a large value on axis 2 would result in a narrow angle formed by anterolateral spines and a broader carapace at intersection of branchial line (Fig.
Branchial bopyrid parasites of caridean shrimps are most commonly members of the subfamily Bopyrinae, whose species are not known to infest any hosts but carideans.
In line with this, studies carried out in our laboratory and performed using several vessels (dorsal, mesenteric, afferent and efferent branchial arteries) in G.
KEY WORDS: parasites, trematodes, branchial coccidia, rickettsiales-like organisms, hemocytic infiltration, razor clam Ensis macha (Pharidae)