Cryptobranchiata
Cryptobranchiata Cryp`to*bran`chi*a"ta (kr?p`t?-bra?`k?-?"t?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. krypto`s hidden + L. branchia a gill.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A division of the Amphibia; the Derotremata. (b) A group of nudibranch mollusks. [1913 Webster]

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  • cryptobranchiata — cryp·to·bran·chi·a·ta …   English syllables

  • cryptobranchiata — noun plural see cryptobranchia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Derotrema — Derotremata Der o*tre ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de ros skin + ?, ?, hole.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tribe of aquatic Amphibia which includes Amphiuma, Menopoma, etc. They have permanent gill openings, but no external gills; called also {Cryptobranchiata} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derotremata — Der o*tre ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de ros skin + ?, ?, hole.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tribe of aquatic Amphibia which includes Amphiuma, Menopoma, etc. They have permanent gill openings, but no external gills; called also {Cryptobranchiata}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schwanzlurche — (Urodēla, Caudāta), Ordnung der Amphibien, mit meist 4, selten 2 (vordern) Gliedmaßen. 2 Unterordnungen: Molche (Salamandrīna), mit großen Augen und deutlichen Augenlidern, Land und Wasserbewohner; hierher Erdmolch, Wassermolch etc. Fischmolche… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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