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Definition of the noun ambystoma

What does ambystoma mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. type genus of the Ambystomatidae

Phrases with Ambystoma

Phrases starting with the word Ambystoma:

  1. Ambystoma leorae
  2. Ambystoma mabeei
  3. Ambystoma opacum
  4. Ambystoma bishopi
  5. Ambystoma gracile
  6. Ambystoma taylori
  7. Ambystoma texanum
  8. Ambystoma velasci
  9. Ambystoma barbouri
  10. Ambystoma laterale
  11. Ambystoma mavortia
  12. Ambystoma rivulare
  13. Ambystoma rosaceum
  14. Ambystoma silvense
  15. ambystoma tigrinum
  16. Ambystoma andersoni
  17. Ambystoma annulatum
  18. Ambystoma aterrimum

Phrases ending with the word Ambystoma:

  1. genus ambystoma
  2. Species Ambystoma

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ambystoma

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Google previewGeneral Zoology (1917)

by Arthur Sperry Pearse

Ambystoma is the common "tiger" salamander throughout the eastern and central United States. It is of particular interest because certain species in the genus show pedogenesis ; that is, they become sexually mature while in the larval state, ...

Google previewGaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2008)

A Collection of Quotations Pertaining to Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Cosmology, Darwinism, Death, Engineering, Geology, Life, Mathematics, Medicine, Nature, Nursing, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Probability, Science, Statistics, Technology, Theory, Universe, and Zoology by Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

HETEROCHRONIC CHANGE Garstang, Walter 1868–1949 English embryologist and amateur poet Ambystoma is a giant newt who rears in swampy waters, As other newts are wont to do, a lot of fishy daughters: These Axolotls, having gills, ...

Google previewA Manual of Practical Zoology: Chordates (2000)

by P.S.Verma

Ambystoma is a terrestrial animal. Comments : 1. Ambystoma tigrinum (Fig. 12.5) is commonly known as tiger-salamander. 2. Body is elongated, lizard-like having transverse grooves , about 12 cm in length. Body is divided into head, trunk and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

Ambystoma mexicanum the Mexican axolotl, a widely used laboratory species. The urodele for which the most genetic information is available. It was in the nuclei of oocytes of this species that the giant lampbrush chromosomes (art) were first ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

burrowing Sfail f Common Ringed salamander Ambystoma annulatum Tiger salamander These salamanders are fossorial for mosl of the year, only emerging to breed once the early spring rams begin After breeding in ponds or marshes, the ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

Parthenogenesis occurs in several reptile genera, including the blind snake Ramphotyphlops bramina and has been observed in some forms of the urodele genus Ambystoma. PARTHENOGENETIC Any organism that reproduces without a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl) See AMBYSTOMATIDAE. Ambystomatidae ( mole salamanders, axolotls; class *Amphibia, order *Urodela) A family of amphibians which have a broad head, the tongue free only at the sides, *palatal teeth, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

axoloti ( Ambystoma mexicanum) : Ambystoma mexicanum, a type of salamander native to Mexico and the Western United States which spends all of its life underwater. Even as ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

LUNGLESS SALAMANDER Many salamanders (Jefferson salamander, Ambystoma jefferson- ianum, above). sometimes makes its home in old birds' nests. One species of flat-headed salamander uses its webbed feet to walk over slippery ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

Testudines: Turtles Desnwgnathits ochrophaens Ambystoma laterale Necturus maculosus maculosus Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Plethodon cinereus Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum (E) Hemidactylium scutatum Ambystoma ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

a four-legged, gilled amphibian (Ambystoma mexicanum), a neotenous newt that breeds in the larval stage.Isrelated tothesalamanders butunlike them rarely metamorphoses to the adult stage. Called Mexican axolotl, Mexican walking fish.

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