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- A series of anurous or salient batrachians which have no tongue. In some systems comprehending the genera Pipa, Dactylethra, and Myobatrachus, and divided into Aglossa haplosiphonia for the first two of these genera, and Aglossa diplosiphonia for the third genus: in this sense the term is contrasted with Phaneroglossa. Restricted to Pipa and Xenopus (or Dactylethra), and divided into the families Pipidæ and Xenopodidæ, which agree in having opisthocælian vertebræ, expansive sacral processes, discrete epicoracoids, and, in the larval state, one pair of spiracles.
- . [Used as a singular.] A genus of pyralid moths, containing such species as A. pinguinalis and A. capreolatus.
- A group of Mollusca having no radula and no head: distinguished from Glossophora. The group includes only the Pelecypoda. Same as Lipocephala.
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