Ophidobatrachia
Ophiomorpha O`phi*o*mor"pha, n. pl. [NL. See {Ophiomorphous}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or lacking. It includes the c[ae]cilians. Called also {{Gymnophiona}} and {{Ophidobatrachia}}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gymnophiona — Ophiomorpha O phi*o*mor pha, n. pl. [NL. See {Ophiomorphous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ophiomorpha — O phi*o*mor pha, n. pl. [NL. See {Ophiomorphous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or lacking. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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