Definition of Rana catesbeiana

1. Noun. Largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice.

Exact synonyms: Bullfrog
Group relationships: Genus Rana, Rana
Generic synonyms: Ranid, True Frog



Medical Definition of Rana catesbeiana

1. A species of the family ranidae (true frogs). The only anuran properly referred to by the common name "bullfrog", it is the largest native anuran in north america. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rana Catesbeiana

ramycin
ran
ran about
ran around
ran away
ran back
ran by
ran for
ran into
ran out
ran over
ran through
ran up
ran up against
rana
rana catesbeiana (current term)
rana esculenta
rana ridibunda
rana temporaria
ranal
ranalian complex
ranarian
ranarium
ranariums
ranas
ranavirus
ranaviruses
rance
ranced
rancel

Literary usage of Rana catesbeiana

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

1. North American Anura: Life-histories of the Anura of Ithaca, New Yorkby Albert Hazen Wright by Albert Hazen Wright (1914)
"Bullfrog (rana catesbeiana). A series from the first season's tadpole (three ... Bullfrog (rana catesbeiana). An egg-film, U feet in diameter. that of the ..."

2. Animal Euthanasia: Bibliography, January 1990-November 1997 edited by Michael D. Kreger (1999)
"Descriptors: veterinary; rana catesbeiana 94. NAL Call No.: 41.8 T431 [Euthanasia of bullfrogs (rana catesbeiana)] Zwart, P. Tijdschrift voor ..."

3. Report (1905)
"rana catesbeiana.—Olivet. Kalamazoo, Van Buren, Antrim, Montcalm, Kent, Ottawa, Barry and St. Joseph Counties. •20. Ground Snake. ..."

4. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Decline of ranid frog species in western North America: are bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) responsible? Journal of Herpetology 20:490-509. ..."

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