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Definition of the noun amblyrhynchus
What does amblyrhynchus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- marine iguanas
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Amblyrhynchus: genus Amblyrhynchus
- more generic term: reptile genus = a genus of reptiles
- member of: family Iguania / family Iguanidae / Iguania / Iguanidae = New World lizards
- member: Amblyrhynchus cristatus / marine iguana = shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands
Phrases with Amblyrhynchus
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Phrases ending with the word Amblyrhynchus:
- genus amblyrhynchus
- Alepes Amblyrhynchus
- Caranx amblyrhynchus
- Runula Amblyrhynchus
- Leporinus Amblyrhynchus
- Psilotris amblyrhynchus
- Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus
- Redigobius amblyrhynchus
- Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchus
- Petroscirtes Amblyrhynchus
- Species Alepes Amblyrhynchus
- species Caranx amblyrhynchus
- Species Runula Amblyrhynchus
- Stigmatogobius Amblyrhynchus
- Species Leporinus Amblyrhynchus
- Species Psilotris Amblyrhynchus
- Species Hemicaranx Amblyrhynchus
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Outlines of General Zoology (1851)
Amblyrhynchus is an anomalous genus first detected in the Gallapagos Islands. This volcanic group, so remarkable for its peculiar fauna, is said to contain two species of the genus: one terrestrial and burrowing under ground, the other ...
by Johann Georg Heck
Amblyrhynchus is an anomalous genus first detected in the Gallapagos Islands. This volcanic group, so remarkable for its ...
An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science by Sehoya H. Cotner, Randy Moore
as “ugly” and having a “singularly stupid appearance”; the marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus; Figure 4.2b, ...
by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines
VINUEZA Oregon State University The endemic Galapagos marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, is the world's only ...
... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder
AMBLYRHYNCHUS. The name given to a genus of Lizards, very much resembling the Iguanas, common on the islands throughout the Galapagos, Archipelago. They differ, however, from the Iguana, in having,-instead of the long, pointed, ...
by D.C. Wareham
marine iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus) that discharges through a duct in the nasal cavity and serves as a means of excreting excess salt from the body. In crocodilians, marine turtles, and many other lizards, excess salt is excreted in the ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1919)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
Galapagos Sea-lizard (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) 3 Galapagos ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Amblyrhynchus cristatus (marine ...
by James A. Jobling
Amblyrhynchus (syn. Steganopus) Gr. amblus blunt; rhunkhos bill. amboimensis Amboim, Angola. amboinensis Amboina or Amboyna, Moluccas, Dutch East Indies (= Ambon, Indonesia).
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart
Amblyrhynchus, am-bli-ringk'us. A gen. of lizards resembling the iguana. A. cristatus, in length varying from 3 to 4 feet, is the only known existing marine lizard. Ambo, ambo. In early Christian churches a raised desk or pulpit, from which were ...
A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use
Amblyrhynchus, am-bli-rlmrk'us. A gen. of lizards resembling the iguana.
In which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes, Genera, and Species are Combined with a Variety of Interesting Information Illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Maunder
AMBLYRHYNCHUS. The name given to a genus of Lizards, very much resembling the Iguanas, common on all the islands throughout the Galapagos Archipelago. They differ, however, from the Iguana, in having, — instead of the long, pointed ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Amblyrhynchus cri.staius. of the family Iguanidae. having a diet of seaweed and chacter- ized by a powerful tail used in swimming, salt-removing nasal glands, and a slowed heart rate for diving; found on the shores of the Galapagos Islands.
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Amblyrhynchus crisatus mertensi (San Cristobal)
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3L1Y4R1H4Y4N1C3H4U1S1
The value of this 13-letter word is 31 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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