Gill

A lamella of a gill fungus.

gill

In aquatic animals, highly vascularized tissues with large surface area; these are extended out of the body and into the surrounding water for gas exchange.
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gill

A hymenium-covered, plate-like appendage that hangs from the under surface of the basidiocarp of some Hymenomycetes.
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gill

[n] - a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters 2. [n] - a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces 3. [n] - any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus 4. [n] - respiratory organ of aquati...
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Gill

A liquid measure equivalent to 150ml (º pint).
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Gill

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Gill

Gill noun [ Danish giælle , gelle ; akin to Swedish gäl , Icelandic gjölnar gills; confer Anglo-Saxon geagl , geahl , jaw.] 1. (Anat.) An organ for aquatic respiration; a branchia. « Fishes perform respiration under water by the g...
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gill

A woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. ... Origin: Icel. Gil. ... 1. <anatomy> An organ for aquatic respiration; a branchia. 'Fishes perform respiration under water by the gills.' (Ray) ... Gills are usually lamellar or filamentous appendages, through which the blood circulates, and in which it is exposed to the action of the air ...
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gill

branchia noun respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water
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Gill

• (n.) An organ for aquatic respiration; a branchia. • (n.) A measure of capacity, containing one fourth of a pint. • (n.) A woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. • (n.) The fleshy flap that hangs below the beak of a fowl; a wattle. • (n.) A two-wheeled frame for transporting timber. • (n.) A leech. • (...
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gill

in biology, type of respiratory organ found in many aquatic animals, including a number of worms, nearly all mollusks and crustaceans, some insect ... [20 related articles]
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gill

in measurement, unit of volume in the British Imperial and United States Customary systems. It is used almost exclusively for the measurement of ...
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gill

In aquatic animals, highly vascularized tissues with large surface area. Gills are outgrowths of the skin, much folded to present a greater surface area through which the exchange of gases with the surrounding water can take place. In fish, each gill-filament is supported by a bar of bone or carti...
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gill

gill, in weights and measures: see English units of measurement.
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Gill

The gill was an English unit of liquid measurement equivalent to 0.25 pints.
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gill

(biology) In biology, the main respiratory organ of most fishes and immature amphibians, and of many aquatic invertebrates. In all types, water passes over the gills, and oxygen diffuses across the gill membranes into the circulatory system, while carbon dioxide passes from the system out into...
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gill

(measurement) Imperial unit of volume for liquid measure, equal to one-quarter of a pint or five fluid ounces (0.142 litre), traditionally used in selling alcoholic drinks. In southern England it is also called a noggin, but in northern England the large noggin is used, which is two gills
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Gill

The organ that allows aquatic animals extract oxygen dissolved in water.
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gill

liquid measure equaling a quarter of a pint.
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Gill

[stream] Gill or Ghyll is used for a stream or narrow valley in the North of England and other parts of the United Kingdom. The word originates from the Old Norse Gil. Examples include Dufton Ghyll Wood, Dungeon Ghyll, Troller`s Gill, Brockma Gill and Trow Ghyll. As a related usage, Gaping Gill is the name of a cave, not the associated stre...
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Gill

[name] Gill may be a surname or given name, derived from a number of unrelated sources; ==People with the surname Gill== ===Gill Jats=== ...
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Gill

[automobile] The Gill was an English car based on the Astra and built in George Street, Paddington, London from 1958 to 1960 by a subsidiary of the British Anzani Company. It was another product of the fuel shortages that occurred during the 1956 Suez Crisis. Like the Astra it featured a rear-mounted 322 cc air-cooled engine mounted under t...
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Gill

[unit] The gill (pronounced /ˈdʒɪl/) is a unit of measurement for volume equal to a quarter of a pint. It is no longer in common use, except in regard to the volume of alcoholic spirits measures, but it is kept alive by the occasional reference, such as in the cumulative song `The Barley Mow`. It is also referenced in FX`s animated carto...
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Gill

[lunar crater] Gill is a lunar crater that is located near the southeastern limb of the Moon. Due to its proximity to the edge of the Moon as seen from the Earth, this crater is viewed nearly from the side and it can become hidden from sight due to libration. The crater lies to the southwest of the irregular Mare Australe, and southeast of ...
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Gill

A gill (l) is a respiratory organ found in many aquatic organisms that extracts dissolved oxygen from water and excretes carbon dioxide. The gills of some species, such as hermit crabs, have adapted to allow respiration on land provided they are kept moist. The microscopic structure of a gill presents a large surface area to the external environme...
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