eulamellibranchiate Applied to a specialized type of gill structure, common in Bivalvia, in which the gill filaments are united by cross-members, forming sheets of tissue, and partitioning the gill space into vertical tubes through which water passes. Blood vessels are arranged vertically along the tissue junctions.
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