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Of, relating to, or resembling the gills of a fish, their homologous embryonic structures, or the derivatives of their homologous parts in mammals: branchial muscles.
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1. (Zoology) of or relating to the gills of an aquatic animal, esp a fish
2. (Zoology) of or relating to homologous structures in higher vertebrates: branchial cyst.
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|Adj.||1.||branchial - of or relating to gills (or to parts of the body derived from embryonic gills)|
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