Definition of Dibranchiate

1. Noun. Cephalopods having two gills.

Exact synonyms: Dibranch, Dibranchiate Mollusk
Generic synonyms: Cephalopod, Cephalopod Mollusk



Definition of Dibranchiate

1. a. Having two gills.

Definition of Dibranchiate

1. Adjective. (zoology) Having two gills. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) Any of the Dibranchiata. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Dibranchiate

1. Having two gills. One of the Dibranchiata. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dibranchiate

dibenzyl
dibenzyls
dibismuth
diblock
diborane
diboration
diboride
diborides
diboron
diboron hexahydride
diboson
dibosons
dibrach
dibranch
dibranchiata
dibranchiate (current term)
dibranchiate mollusk
dibranchiates
dibridged
dibromide
dibromides
dibromine
dibromo
dibromoethane
dibromopropamidine isethionate
dibromothymoquinone
dibromsalan
dibs
dibstone
dibstones

Literary usage of Dibranchiate

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1. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"THE dibranchiate Cephalopods or Cuttle-fishes are characterised as being swimming ... The parts of a dibranchiate Cephalopod which may be preserved in a ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"... WE A diagnostic key to the genera of recent dibranchiate Cephalopoda. Manchester, Mem. Lit. Phil. Soc., 48, No. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"First, That the so-called abdominal or visceral chamber, in the dibranchiate Cephalopoda, is a veritable venous sinus, formed by the expansion of venous ..."

4. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society, Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Dublin University Zoological and Botanical Association, Literary and Scientific Instit (1861)
"My observations will be confined dibranchiate Cephalopoda ; whose structure I have been engaged almost entirely, to the so-called water system and to the ..."

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