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  1. Branchiura, order Branchiura(noun)

    copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes

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  1. Branchiura

    a group of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including species parasitic on fishes, as the carp lice (Argulus)

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  1. Branchiura

    Branchiura is a group of crustaceans ranked as a subclass of the class Maxillopoda. It comprises the fish lice of the family Argulidae, and the prehistoric Cyclida.


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