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Amplexus was an Italian record label that was founded by Stefano Gentile that specialized in limited-edition mini CDs by notable ambient artists such as Steve Roach, vidnaObmana, Robert Rich, and Michael Stearns. It went out of business in 2003 and was replaced by Silentes.


  1. "Amplexus" is a musical single of Entropic.
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  2. "Amplexus" is a musical EP of HUW.
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Amplexus is a type of mating behavior exhibited by some externally fertilizing species in which a male grasps a female with his front legs as part of the mating process, and at the same time or with some time delay, he fertilizes the female eggs as they are released from the body. In amphibians, females may be grasped by the head, waist, or armpits, and the type of amplexus is characteristic of some taxonomic groups. Amplexus involves direct contact between male and female, distinguished from other forms of external fertilization such as broadcast spawning, where sperm and eggs are freely shed into water without direct contact by individuals.

Phrases with Amplexus

  1. Lixus amplexus
  2. Anthaxia amplexus
  3. Biscirus Amplexus
  4. Guraleus Amplexus
  5. Pandanus Amplexus
  6. Epitonium Amplexus
  7. Astragalus Amplexus
  8. Atractides Amplexus
  9. Gymnodacus amplexus
  10. Abergasilus Amplexus
  11. Apocephalus Amplexus
  12. Athripsodes amplexus
  13. Proagoderus Amplexus
  14. species Lixus amplexus
  15. Corythoichthys amplexus
  16. Corythoichutys Amplexus
  17. species Anthaxia amplexus
  18. Species Biscirus Amplexus
  19. Species Pandanus Amplexus
  20. Species Epitonium Amplexus

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Google previewA Brief Guide to Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amplexus is a form of pseudocopulation in ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Hügg, embrassement, amplexus, eine Umfähung e. - - Hügged, (hugkid) embrassé, amplexus, umMrtlet. - Hügger-mugger, secretement, clanculum, unter der Decke, heimlich. Hüggin, embrassade, amplexus, das UmMTI et C. - Hüguenote, ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

amplexus. The matingembrace infrogsin which the male grasps the femalefrombehind and bothsexes release gametes(Fig. A6). Fig. A6Amplexus inglass frogs (Centrolenidae). ampulla (ampullae pl.) 1. A bulge at ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biology (2012)

by Editorial Board

Amplexus. A mating position used by frogs and toads, in which the male holds the female with its front legs and fertilization usuallytakes place outside of the female's body and thus often requires a moist or aquatic environment.

Google previewGazophylacium latinitatis sive lexicon novum Latino-Germanicum (1668)

amplexus fum.ampletti, Dep. terdumidem, 3uod Атаre, firben.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Amplexus occurseither between thelastpair of thoracopods and thebrood pouch ina specializedamplexial groove,oronthebrood pouchitself. Manyfamilies ( Chirocephalidae, Branchipodidae, Tanymastigidae, Parartemiidae) have a unique, ...

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Video shows what amplexus means. A form of pseudocopulation, found chiefly in amphibians and horseshoe crabs, in which a male grasps a female with his ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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