Definition of Bufo marinus

1. Noun. Largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests.

Exact synonyms: Agua, Agua Toad
Generic synonyms: True Toad



Medical Definition of Bufo marinus

1. >zoology> A species of the true toads, bufonidae, becoming fairly common in the southern united states and almost pantropical. The secretions from the skin glands of this species are very toxic to animals. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bufo Marinus

buffoonish
buffoonishly
buffoonism
buffoonlike
buffoonly
buffoons
buffos
buffs
buffware
buffwares
buffy
buffy coat
bufo
bufo arenarum
bufo bufo
bufo marinus (current term)
bufogenins
bufonidae
bufonite
bufonites
buformin
bufos
bufotalin
bufotenin
bufotenine
bufothionine
bufotoxin
bufotoxins
bufuralol 1'-hydroxylase
bug

Literary usage of Bufo marinus

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1. The Class Reptilia by Edward Pidgeon, Edward Griffith, Georges Cuvier (1831)
"bufo marinus, Sch., is from Seba; t. 76,f. 7,'' has toes like an Hyla. ... bufo marinus, Mer. R. dubia, Shaw. Bufo flaviventris, Daud. ..."

2. Erpétologie générale: ou, Histoire naturelle complète des reptiles by Constant Duméril, Gabriel Bibron, Auguste Henri André Duméril (1841)
"bufo marinus. Merr. Tent. syst. amph. pag. i8j ; exclus, synon. Bufo scaber et Bufo Bengalensis. Daud. (Bufo scaber.) bufo marinus. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... stomach muscularis from bufo marinus (14). Other smooth muscle preparations such as the vas deferens (12) have been reported not to contract to A23187. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"bufo marinus Linn.; Schneid. A single quite young individual appears in the collection. Compared with many others of the same ..."

5. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1889)
"... figure is that of the marine toad, bufo marinus. Consequently Rana ocellata L. includes seven distinct species, belonging to five different families. ..."

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