Definition of Lungless salamander
1. Noun. Mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water.
Generic synonyms: Salamander
Group relationships: Family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae
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Literary usage of Lungless salamander
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"Let us now compare the heart of a lungless salamander (Fig. 2.) with the one just described. The four parts, auricles, ventricle, bulbus arte- ..."
2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"Flc- 43.3- — A lungless salamander, It lays Its eggs m holes> m the ¡na hole underground. (From the branches of live-oak' trees. Cambridge Natural History ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... Heart of the lungless salamander, 604 Horticulture and Health, WILLIAM R. LAZENBY, Horticultural School for Women, 142 Hottentot Lyrical Poetry, Hough, ..."
4. Revue générale d'histologie (1905)
"... mais la conséquence de la paralysie du cœur. 1899. BRI-MER (II.-L.). On thé heart of lungless Salamander. Anat. Anzeiger, Bd XV, p. 435-A36. ..."
5. Ueber die Vermehrung der Rothen Blutkörperchen bei Amphibien by Wilhelm Aly (1846)
"Heart of Desmognathus fusca (semi-diagramatic) to show relations of the heart in a lungless salamander. The ventral wall of the heart has been removed. ..."