Definition of Batrachia

1. Noun. Frogs, toads, tree toads.




Definition of Batrachia

1. n. pl. The order of amphibians which includes the frogs and toads; the Anura. Sometimes the word is used in a wider sense as equivalent to Amphibia.

Medical Definition of Batrachia

1. The order of amphibians which includes the frogs and toads; the Anura. Sometimes the word is used in a wider sense as equivalent to Amphibia. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Belonging to a frog, fr. Frog. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Batrachia

batology
baton
baton twirler
batoned
batoning
batonless
batonlike
batons
batoon
batooned
batooning
batoons
batoprazine
batphone
batphones
batrachia (current term)
batrachian
batrachians
batrachite
batrachoid
batrachomyomachia
batrachomyomachian
batrachomyomachies
batrachomyomachy
batrachophagous
batrachotoxin
batrachotoxins
batroxostatin
bats
bats away

Literary usage of Batrachia

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"We see the Latin name batrachia was not used at all by Brogniart, as stated by Professor Cope in 1889 (batrachia of North America, p. 17). ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1892)
"The question of the ancestry of the batrachia cannot be considered to be yet settled. The ancestral type of fishes is probably the ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"East African Reptiles and batrachia.—The US National Museum has recently received some valuable collections of Reptiles and batrachia from Eastern Africa ..."

4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"42 ; in the mature quadrupedal stage of these batrachia, ossification converts one terminal cup into a ball; which may be the front one, as in Pipa, ..."

5. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1880)
"The egg of batrachia quits the ovary by a mechanism which has no analogy in other Vertebrates. ... On arrested or retarded metamorphoses in the batrachia. ..."

6. Reports on the Progress of Zoology and Botany, 1841, 1842 by Ray Society, Heinrich Friedrich Link (1845)
"Some new species of batrachia have also been described by JE Gray, in his Zoological ... Rapp describes three new batrachia in these Archives, 1842, 1, p. ..."

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