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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
- amblyrhynchus cristatus
- genus amblyrhynchus
- Alepes Amblyrhynchus
- Caranx amblyrhynchus
- Runula Amblyrhynchus
- Leporinus Amblyrhynchus
- Psilotris amblyrhynchus
- Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus
- Redigobius amblyrhynchus
- Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchus
- Petroscirtes Amblyrhynchus
- species Caranx amblyrhynchus
- Species Runula Amblyrhynchus
- Stigmatogobius Amblyrhynchus
- Species Leporinus Amblyrhynchus
- Species Psilotris Amblyrhynchus
- Species Hemicaranx Amblyrhynchus
- Species Redigobius Amblyrhynchus
- Species Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchus
- Species Petroscirtes Amblyrhynchus
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amblyrhynchus
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by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines
VINUEZA Oregon State University The endemic Galapagos marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, is the world's only ...
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 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Ecology (2014)
For instance, marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) of the Gala ́pagos Islands, Ecuador forage extensively on intertidal algae on lava reefs during low tides. The major exceptions are resident intertidal fishes, which are often cryptic and ...
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).
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.
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
[Amblyrhynchus cristatus] mariner D n. formal or literary a sailor. Mariolatry /,In£:rI' Dlatri/ D n. idolatro us worship of the Virgin Mary. Mariology /,rne:rI'Dladgi/ D n. the part of Christian theology concerned with the Virgin Mary. — DERIVATIVES ...
A Dictionary of Science (1843)
by William Thomas Brande, Joseph Cauvin
Co- ry Otophones, Basiliseus, Aloponotus, Amblyrhynchus, Meto- poeeros, Cpelura, Braehy tophus, Enyalus, and Ophryatssa. IGUA'NINiE. (From Iguana.) The Lizards iguaniens of French erpetologlsts. This extensive tribe of Lacertine Sauria ...
The Popular Encyclopedia (1839)
Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy. Reprinted from the American Edition of the "Conversations Lexicon", with Corrections and Additions ...
Amblyrhynchus. Head short, truncated, tuberculate, ventrical scale depressed; muzzle rounded ; teeth numerous and trilobate; nostrils placed about half an inch above the mouth; legs strong; claws robust, and much hooked; twenty four ...
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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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