Related Overviews


'demibranch' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The V-shaped structure of gills that is common to Bivalvia. It consists of two lamellae containing gill filaments; inner and outer demibranchs are joined by the ctenidial axis, giving the gill a typical W shape.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.