Lungless Lung"less, a. Being without lungs. [1913 Webster]

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  • lungless — adjective Without lungs. Lungless salamanders breathe through their skin …   Wiktionary

  • lungless — lung·less …   English syllables

  • lungless — ˈləŋlə̇s adjective : having no lungs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lungless salamander — Taxobox name = Lungless salamanders image width = 240px image caption = Desmognathus auriculatus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Caudata familia = Plethodontidae subdivision ranks = Subfamilies subdivision = See… …   Wikipedia

  • lungless salamander — ▪ amphibian   any of more than 370 species of lungless amphibians dependent largely on cutaneous respiration (gas exchange through moistened skin). Plethodontidae is the largest group of salamanders (salamander), and its members occur… …   Universalium

  • lungless salamander — noun mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water • Syn: ↑plethodont • Hypernyms: ↑salamander • Member Holonyms: ↑Plethodontidae, ↑family Plethodontidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphibian — /am fib ee euhn/, n. 1. any cold blooded vertebrate of the class Amphibia, comprising frogs and toads, newts and salamanders, and caecilians, the larvae being typically aquatic, breathing by gills, and the adults being typically semiterrestrial,… …   Universalium

  • Caudata — ▪ amphibian order Introduction also called  Urodela,     one of the major extant orders of the class Amphibia. It includes salamanders (salamander) and newts (newt). The relatively small and inconspicuous salamanders are important members of… …   Universalium

  • Bornean Flat-headed Frog — Taxobox name = Bornean Flat headed Frog image status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Bombinatoridae genus = Barbourula species = B. kalimantanensis binomial = Barbourula …   Wikipedia

  • Desmognathus — Dusky Salamanders Southern Dusky Salamander, Desmognathus auriculatus Scientific classification Kingdom: An …   Wikipedia

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