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African clawed frog

Definition of the noun african clawed frog

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noun

  1. a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals

Alternative definition of the noun african clawed frog

noun

  1. A clawed frog found in southern Africa, taxonomic name Xenopus laevis, that has some properties very useful for genetics.

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Perspectives on Animal Behavior (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of South African aquatic ...

Google previewScience Ideas for Elementary Classrooms (2005)

by Neil Christopher, Louise Flaherty, Noel McDermott, Keith Christopher, Anna Zeigler, Nunavut Bilingual Education Society

Note to Educators The African clawed frog is a unique and easy animal to keep successfully in your classroom. Because of moisture requirements, it can be difficult ...

Google previewBiology (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of African aquatic frog of the Pipidae family. Its name is derived from the three short claws on each hind foot, which it uses to tear apart its food. The word Xenopus means 'strange foot' ...

Google previewStepping Up To Science and Math: Exploring the Natural Connections (2009)

by National Science Teachers Association

The African clawed frog is a hardy ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Biological Science: Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology, Vol. 2 by Freeman, ISBN 9780131502956 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of South African.

Google previewEvolutionary Analysis (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of African aquatic frog of the Pipidae family. Its name is derived from the three short claws on each hind foot, which it uses to tear apart its food. The word Xenopus means 'strange foot' ...

Google previewStudy Resource for Hickman's Animal Diversity (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of South African aquatic frog of the genus Xenopus. Its nameis derived from the three short claws ...

Google previewVertebrate Life (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of African aquatic frog of the Pipidae family. Its name is derived from the three short claws on each hind foot, which it uses to tear apart its food. The word Xenopus means 'strange foot' ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Microbiology: A Systems Approach by Cowan & Talaro, ISBN 9780073048383 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a speciesof South African aquatic frog of the genus Xenopus. Its name is derived from the three short claws on each hind foot, which it uses to tear apart itsfood.The wordXenopus means'strange ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Evolution Through Genetic Exchange by Michael L. Arnold, ISBN 9780199229031 (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of South African aquatic frog of the genus Xenopus. Its name is derived from the three short claws oneach hind foot, which ituses totear apart its food. The word Xenopus means 'strange ...

Google previewPrinciples of Life (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

African clawed frog: The African clawed frog is a species of African aquatic frog of the Pipidae family. Its name is derived from the three short claws on each hind foot, which it uses to tear apart its food. The word Xenopus means 'strange foot' ...

Google previewReptiles and Amphibians For Dummies (2011)

by Patricia Bartlett

The following list explains some factors to consider if you want an amphibian: Figure 1-1: African clawed frog is an undemanding amphibian.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The African clawed frog rarely leaves water, to travel over. ALTHOUGH SOMETIMES REFERRED TO as a toad, the clawed frog belongs to the Aglossa, a group of tongueless frogs. It is larger than a common European frog, usually around 4 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

The African clawed frog has a flattened body and relatively small head. It lacks a visible external ear drum (tympanum) and has no tongue. Its eyes are small and lidless, located near the top of the head. The forefeet have four thin, unwebbed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of The Aquatic World (2004)

by Marshall Cavendish Corporation

African clawed frog/toad 5:555, ...

Google previewEisler's Encyclopedia of Environmentally Hazardous Priority Chemicals (2007)

by Ronald Eisler

Divalent nickel is a potent teratogen for the South African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis). Frog embryos actively absorb Ni2+ from the medium and develop ocular, skeletal, craniofacial, cardiac, and intestinal malformations. A Ni2+-binding ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

immuno-compromised patients, MBI-594, an indolicidin analogue of a peptide from bovine neutrophils, against acne infections, pexiganan, derived from the African clawed frog skin peptide pexiganin, against infected foot ulcers in diabetics, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

Xenopus /'zen9p9s/ > noun the African clawed frog, much used in embryological research and formerly in pregnancy testing, as it produces eggs in response to substances in the urine of a pregnant woman. 0 Xenopus laevis, family Pipidae.

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

the African clawed frog, much used in embryological research and formerly in pregnancy testing as it produces eggs in response to substances in the urine of a pregnant woman. [Xenopus laevis] — ORIGIN C19: mod.

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

South African clawed frog See Xenopus. specificity 417 Southern blotting a technique, developed by E. M..

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