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branchial cleft

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  1. gill slit, branchial cleft, gill cleftnoun

    one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes


  1. branchial cleft

    A branchial cleft is a temporary, small indentation or crevice found on the sides of the neck of an embryo. It is part of the branchial apparatus, a series of arches, clefts, and pouches, which eventually develop into various structures of the face, neck, and head. In some cases, abnormalities or defects can occur, leading to branchial cleft cysts or other conditions in human beings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of branchial cleft in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of branchial cleft in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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