Definition of Discoglossidae

1. Noun. Family of Old World toads having a fixed disklike tongue.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discoglossidae

Dirk
Dirofilaria conjunctivae
Dirty Harry
Dis
Dische-Schwarz reagent
Dische reaction
Dische reagent
Discina macrospora
Disciotis venosa
Disciple
Disciples
Disciples of Christ
Discman
Discmans
Discocephali
Discoglossidae
Discomycetes
Discordia
Discordian
Discordianism
Discordianist
Discordianists
Discordians
Discover
Discovery Day
Disgusta
Disney
Disney World
Disneyana
Disneyfication

Literary usage of Discoglossidae

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"The primitive condition still prevails in the discoglossidae. In most of the other Anura the fourth and third. distal ..."

2. The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1886)
"In the case of the discoglossidae I suspect it to be retardation, as the highest genus is extinct. The others I shall arrange with them for temporary ..."

3. The Frog Book: North American Toads and Frogs, with a Study of the Habits by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1906)
"The lowest of the Salientia and the most nearly related to the primitive Batrachians are the discoglossidae (outside of the Aglossa, which are not ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Although toad like it is not really related to the toads proper, but belongs to the family discoglossidae, characterized by a circular, adherent tongue, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"In the case of the discoglossidae I suspect it to be retardation, as the highest genus is extinct. The others I shall arrange with them for temporary ..."

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