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GILL. A measure of capacity, equal to one-fourth of a pint. Vide Measure.

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This would lend credence to Lauckner's (1983) conclusions that ancistrocomids, normally gill parasites that cause little pathology to their host, in some cases become opportunistic and invade the host's tissues under abnormal conditions of physiologic stress.
Gill parasites of mummichogs, Fundulus heteroclitus (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae): effects of season, locality, and host sex and size.