With temporary gills; applied to those amphibians in which the gills do not remain in adult life.
Origin: caducus falling (from cadere to fall) + English branchiate.
with temporary gills: -- applied to those Amphibia in which the gills do not remain in adult life
Origin: [L. caducus falling (fr. cadere to fall) + E. branchiate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ka-dūi-si-brang′ki-āt, adj. losing the gills on attaining maturity, as all the salamanders.—n.pl. Caducibranchiā′ta. [L. caducus, caducous, branchiæ, gills.]
The numerical value of caducibranchiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of caducibranchiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Images & Illustrations of caducibranchiate
Find a translation for the caducibranchiate definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these caducibranchiate definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"caducibranchiate." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Aug. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/caducibranchiate>.