What is another word for ctenidium?

Pronunciation: [sˈiːtɛnˈɪdi͡əm] (IPA)

Ctenidium is a term used to refer to the gill of a mollusk, a type of respiratory organ. Synonyms for ctenidium include branchia, lamella, plume, and filament. These terms are used to describe the different shapes and structures of respiratory organs in mollusks, such as clams, oysters, and snails. While ctenidia are found in most mollusk species, the specific shape, number, and arrangement of ctenidia can vary greatly between different groups of mollusks. Understanding these different terms helps marine biologists classify and study the vast range of mollusk species found throughout the world's oceans and freshwater habitats.

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