Definition of Amphisbaenia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Amphisbaenidae.

Exact synonyms: Amphisbaena, Genus Amphisbaena, Genus Amphisbaenia
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Member holonyms: Worm Lizard



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphisbaenia

Amoy
Ampere's law
Ampere's postulate
Amphibolips
Amphicarpa
Amphicarpa bracteata
Amphicarpaea
Amphicarpaea bracteata
Amphictyon
Amphictyonic
Amphictyons
Amphimerus
Amphioxidae
Amphiprion
Amphiprion percula
Amphisbaenia
Amphisbaenidae
Amphitryonic
Amphiumidae
Ampligase
Amrita
Amrita Nadi
Amritsar
Amsinckia
Amsinckia grandiflora
Amsinckia intermedia
Amsler's chart
Amsler test
Amsonia

Literary usage of Amphisbaenia

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"By Prof. ED COPE. Philadelphia, Pa. [ABSTRACT. | THK relative positions of the head and lungs and other viscera, especially those of the amphisbaenia and ..."

2. The system of nature by Edward Newman (1843)
"... but adds the amphisbaenia, which, like the crocodiles, are covered with square bone- like plates. I am quite disposed to agree with these eminent ..."

3. Allgemeine Zoologie, oder Grundgesetze des thierischen Baus und Lebens by Heinrich Alexander Pagenstecher (1878)
"... Nebeneffekt der Vorbereitung zum Sprunge. iter den Eidechsen haben die Ordnung der amphisbaenia oder Amphi- nnd in der der ..."

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