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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: branchial cleft
n : one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes
and aquatic amphibians through which water passes [syn: gill slit
, gill cleft]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Branchial clefts
Branchial \Bran"chi*al\, a. (Anat.)
Of or pertaining to branchi[ae] or gills.
Branchial arches, the bony or cartilaginous arches which
support the gills on each side of the throat of fishes and
amphibians. See Illustration in Appendix.
Branchial clefts, the openings between the branchial arches
through which water passes.
Cleft \Cleft\, n. [OE. clift; cf. Sw. klyft cave, den, Icel.
kluft cleft, Dan. kl["o]ft, G. kluft. See Cleave to split
and cf. 2d Clift, 1st Clough.]
1. A space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice;
as, the cleft of a rock. --Is. ii. 21.
2. A piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood.
3. (Far.) A disease in horses; a crack on the band of the
Branchial clefts. See under Branchial.
Syn: Crack; crevice; fissure; chink; cranny.