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GILL SLIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gill slit mean? 

GILL SLIT (noun)
  The noun GILL SLIT has 1 sense:

1. one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes

  Familiarity information: GILL SLIT used as a noun is very rare.


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GILL SLIT (noun)


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Meaning:

One of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

branchial cleft; gill cleft; gill slit

Hypernyms ("gill slit" is a kind of...):

anatomical structure; bodily structure; body structure; complex body part; structure (a particular complex anatomical part)


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