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There is 1 meaning of the phrase Gill Cleft.

Gill Cleft - as a noun

One of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
branchial cleftgill slit

Example Sentences

"The fish's gill clefts filter oxygen from water."
"The shark's gill clefts are visible on the sides of its head."
"The anatomy of a fish includes gill clefts for respiration."
"The gill clefts of amphibians are not fully developed until they undergo metamorphosis."
"Each gill cleft in a fish contains numerous gill rakers."
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