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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Respiratory organs of fish and most other animals that live underwater.

Usage examples (33)
  • Oxygenated blood from the gills is fed to the muscles via large subsurface coetaneous arteries.
  • The gills are a very important area for the shark to breathe.
  • The fins should be perky, and the gills should be a lustrous pink or red.
  • Just be careful to avoid the gills, which isn't a problem if the gaff is centered right at the front of the mouth. for more
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