orobranchial chamber

orobranchial chamber
both the mouth and gill cavities. Sometimes defined as the gill cavity immediately adjacent to the mouth cavity. See also parabranchial chamber

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • parabranchial chamber — the portion of the gill cavity lying between the gills and the gill cover; also called branchial chamber. See orobranchial chamber …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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