branchitellum


branchitellum
n.; pl. branchitella [Gr. dim. branchia, gills; telos, end]
(MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia)
A point on the posterioventral shell margin of oysters at the aboral end of the gills near the palliobranchial fusion.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.


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