Gills, usually thoracic [Poore, 2004].
Respiratory organ (gill) associated with an appendage or with the body wall. (Pl. branchiae) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
Thin-walled finger-like or leaf-like structure extending outward from limb or secondarily from side of body, functioning for respiration. (Syn. gill.) (Special types are termed arthrobranch, pleurobranch, and podobranch, depending on their pl) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Thin-walled, fingerlike or leaflike structure extending outward from appendage or secondarily from side of body, functioning in respiration. (Pl. branchiae) (Syn. gill) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
Gill [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Coxal gill [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Respiratory structure on or modification (thin cuticle, folding, etc.) of pleopod for gas exchange [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
Gill [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Gill [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Branchial plate, gill [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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