noun Etymology: New Latin Amniota, from amnion Date: 1887 any of a group (Amniota) of vertebrates that undergo embryonic or fetal development within an amnion and include the birds, reptiles, and mammals • amniote adjective

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  • amniote — ● amniote nom masculin Vertébré dont l embryon est accompagné d un amnios et d une allantoïde. (C est le cas des reptiles, des oiseaux et des mammifères.) ● amniote (synonymes) nom masculin Vertébré dont l embryon est accompagné d un amnios et d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • amniote — n. 1. any member of the Amniota. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amniote — AMNIÓTE Vertebrate al căror embrion are amnios şi alantoidă. [sg. amniotă. / < fr. amniotes, cf. gr. amnion – amnios]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  AMNIÓTE s. f. pl. vertebrate al căror embrion are amnios şi… …   Dicționar Român

  • Amniote — Taxobox | name = Amniotes fossil range = fossil range|340|0Middle Mississippian (early Carboniferous) Recent image width = 250px image caption = A baby tortoise emerges from an amniotic egg. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Amniote — Amniota Amniotes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • amniote — a classification of vertebrates to include those with an amnion …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • amniote — /am nee oht /, n. any vertebrate of the group Amniota, comprising the reptiles, birds, and mammals, characterized by having an amnion during the embryonic stage. Cf. anamniote. [ < NL amniota; see AMNION, OTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • amniote — noun Any of the Amniota group of vertebrates having an amnion during the development of the embryo; mammals, birds and reptiles …   Wiktionary

  • amniote — am·ni·ote (amґne ōt) any animal or group belonging to the Amniota …   Medical dictionary

  • amniote — am·niò·te agg. TS zool. di Vertebrato, il cui embrione è circondato dall amnio; anche s.m. Sinonimi: 1allantoideo. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1892. NOTA GRAMMATICALE: pl. raro amniota …   Dizionario italiano

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