Definition of Bufonidae

1. Noun. True toads.

Exact synonyms: Family Bufonidae
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Family
Group relationships: Anura, Batrachia, Order Anura, Order Batrachia, Order Salientia, Salientia
Member holonyms: True Toad, Genus Bufo



Medical Definition of Bufonidae

1. The family of true toads belonging to the order anura. The genera include bufo, ansonia, nectophrynoides, and atelopus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bufonidae

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

Literary usage of Bufonidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"FORMS WITH FINGER DISCS. \\\\ FORMS BESIDES BUFO. FIG. 34. — Map showing distribution of bufonidae. The vertical lines indicate the occurrence of bufonidae, ..."

2. The Frog Book: North American Toads and Frogs, with a Study of the Habits by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1906)
"The bufonidae is the most nearly cosmopolitan of all the families in its ... It is most nearly related to the bufonidae, and is, next to the Ranidae, ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"any tendency to the development of male organs by the female in any of the bufonidae. These facts are considered by Marshall (21) to furnish sufficient ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... is found in New Guinea; the true toads (bufonidae) are only represented by a single species of a peculiar genus in Australia, and by a Bufo in Celebes. ..."

5. Convergence in Evolution by Arthur Willey (1911)
"... bufonidae, on the other. The vertical pupil of the eye is an exceptional character among the bufonidae. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"But the true toads are the bufonidae, arci- ferous batrachians with dilated ... The bufonidae include terrestrial, burrowing, thoroughly aquatic and ..."

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