holobranch

holobranch

[′häl·ə‚braŋk]
(vertebrate zoology)
A gill with a row of filaments on each side of the branchial arch.
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Each gill filament is called a holobranch which in turn is formed of two well-- developed compactly adherent hemibranches (lateral and medial hemibranches) (Fig.
Gills were removed and the third and fourth caudal holobranchs were separated from their corresponding arches, and homogenized on ice in 1 ml Histidine buffer (150 mM, pH 7.4) for 4 minutes at medium speed (26,000 rpm), using a 7 mm POLYTRON[R] homogenizer.