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Branchiopoda   Listen
noun
Branchiopoda  n. pl.  (Zool.) An order of Entomostraca; so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh-water genera Branchipus, Apus, and Limnadia, and the genus Artemia found in salt lakes. It is also called Phyllopoda. See Phyllopoda, Cladocera. It is sometimes used in a broader sense.






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Words linked to "Branchiopoda" :   genus Triops, order Anostraca, class Crustacea, class, Notostraca, Triops, branchiopodous, order Notostraca, Anostraca, genus Daphnia



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