Definition of Salamandridae

1. Noun. Salamanders.




Medical Definition of Salamandridae

1. A family of urodela consisting of 15 living genera and about 42 species and occurring in north america, europe, asia, and north africa. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salamandridae

salak palm
salak palms
salaks
salal
salal-berry
salals
salam
salamander
salamandered
salamandering
salamanderlike
salamanders
salamandra
salamandrian
salamandrid
salamandridae (current term)
salamandridea
salamandrids
salamandriform
salamandrina
salamandrine
salamandroid
salamandrous
salami
salami tactics
salami technique
salamis
salamon
salamons
salamstone

Literary usage of Salamandridae

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"These four families are closely allied to each other, especially the Amphiumidae and the salamandridae. The geographical distribution of the Urodela is ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... species of fossil vertebrates of North America, or 34.8 per cent In 1859 he published his first paper on the •Primary Division of the salamandridae. ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"California possesses two genera of salamandridae, Aneides and Heredia) which do not extend to the other sub- regions. Fresh-water Fish. ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The salamandridae, of which our common Newts are characteristic examples, form an extensive family highly characteristic of the North Temperate regions, ..."

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