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gill cover
(English) The bones of the head that cover the gill chamber, comprising the preopercle, opercle, subopercle and interopercle; the operculum. (See also: operculum, gill chamber, gill)
(French) Os de la tête qui couvre la cavité branchiale et comprenant le préopercule, l'opercule, le subopercule et l'interopercule ; opercule. (See also: operculum, gill chamber, gill)
(Portuguese) Os ossos da cabeça que cobrem a câmara branquial, compreedendo o preopérculo, o opérculo, o subopérculo e o interopérculo; o opérculo. (See also: operculum, gill chamber, gill)

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