lophobranch

lophobranch

(ˈləʊfəˌbræŋk)
n
(Animals) any teleost fish of the suborder Lophobranchii, having the gills arranged in rounded tufts: includes the pipefishes and sea horses
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the Lophobranchii
lophobranchiate adj