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  • The gills, borne on four arches, are internal and enclosed in the branchial chambers.
  • The arches bear on the convex outer side the delicate arborescent gills, and on the concave inner side develop a membranous septum with vermicular perforations, a special sifting or filtering contrivance through which the water absorbed by the mouth has to pass before reaching the respiratory organs of the branchial apparatus.
  • The water is expelled from the branchial chambers by one or two tubes opening by one orifice in most Batrachians.
  • The fore limbs grow simultaneously, and even more rapidly, but remain concealed within a diverticulum of the branchial chambers until fully formed, when they burst through the skin (unless the left spiraculum be utilized for the egress of the corresponding limb).
  • Third visceral or first branchial arch.

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