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gill filaments
(English) The soft, red, fleshy part of the gills, through which oxygen is taken into the blood from the water passing through the gills. (See also: gill arch, gill, gill membranes)
filaments branchiaux
(French) Parties molles, rouges, charnues des branchies au travers desquelles se font les échanges gazeux entre le sang et l'eau. (See also: gill arch, gill, gill membranes)
filamentos branquiais
(Portuguese) Parte vermelha e carnuda das brânquias através da qual a água ao passar permite a fixação do oxigénio pelo sangue. (See also: gill arch, gill, gill membranes)

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