An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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FILIBRANCH   A type of bivalve CTENIDIUM or gill in which [need definition]. The Mytilacea, Pteriacea, Pectinacea, and Anomiacea have filibranch CTENIDIA. See also: DIBRANCH; EULAMELLIBRANCH; LAMELLIBRANCH; PROTOBRANCH; PSEUDOLAMELLIBRANCH; SEPTIBRANCH; TECTIBRANCH; TETRABRANCH.

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