pleurobranch etymology

English word pleurobranch comes from English branch, English pleuro- ((medicine) of the pleura. To the side; lateral.)

Detailed word origin of pleurobranch

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
branch English (eng) (intransitive) To arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree.. (intransitive) To divide into separate parts or subdivisions.. (intransitive) To produce branches.. (intransitive, computing) To jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement. (Mormonism) A local congregation of the LDS Church that is not large enough to form a ward; see [...]
pleuro- English (eng) (medicine) of the pleura. To the side; lateral.
pleurobranch English (eng) (zoology) Any of the gills of a crustacean that are attached to the side of the thorax.

Words with the same origin as pleurobranch

Descendants of pleuro-
pleurenchyma pleurocarp pleurocentrum pleurodont pleurodynia pleurolith pleuropedal pleuropericardial pleuroperipneumony pleuroperitoneal pleuroperitoneum pleuropneumonia pleuropulmonary pleurosteon pleurotomy