Definition of Branchiopodan

1. Noun. Aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the subclass Branchiopoda.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Branchiopodan

branchings
branchio-
branchio-oto-renal syndrome
branchiogastropoda
branchiogenic
branchioma
branchiomere
branchiomeric
branchiomeric muscles
branchiomerism
branchiomotor
branchiomotor nuclei
branchiopod
branchiopod crustacean
branchiopoda
branchiopodan (current term)
branchiopodous
branchiopods
branchiostegal
branchiostegals
branchiostege
branchiosteges
branchiostegous
branchiostoma
branchiura
branchless
branchlet
branchlets
branchlike
branchline

Literary usage of Branchiopodan

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1. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eúgen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"This stage is very little modified in the various branchiopodan genera. The rudiment of the dorsal shell-fold is, as a rule, still wanting, only developing ..."

2. The Causes and Course of Organic Evolution: A Study of Bioenergics by John Muirhead MacFarlane (1918)
"But in the primitive group of branchiopodan Entomostraca the dorsal shell does not appear till after the body and some of its appendages are formed. ..."

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