adj. [Gr. lophos, crest; branchia, gills]
Having tufted gills.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Lophobranchiate — Loph o*bran chi*ate, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the {Lophobranchii}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lophobranchiate — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: New Latin Lophobranchii + English ate : of or relating to the Lophobranchii II. noun ( s) : a lophobranchiate fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • lophobranchiate — loph·o·branchiate …   English syllables

  • lophobranch — lophobranchiate /lof euh brang kee it, ayt , loh feuh /, adj., n. /lof euh brangk , loh feuh /, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the Lophobranchii, the group of fishes comprising the pipefishes, sea horses, snipefishes, trumpetfishes, etc. n. 2 …   Universalium

  • lophobranch — /ˈloʊfəbræŋk/ (say lohfuhbrangk) noun 1. any of the Lophobranchii, an order or group of teleost fishes having gills in tufts, as the seahorses, pipefishes, etc. –adjective 2. belonging or relating to the Lophobranchii. {Greek lopho(s) crest +… …  

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