Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of amphibian.

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Examples

  • Albinism, found among mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles and amphibians, is a form of hypopigmentary congenital disorder, characterized by a lack of melanin pigment in the eyes, skin and hair.

    Rare Albino Ratfish Caught Off US Coast | Impact Lab

  • Parasite-carrying bloodsucking leeches may be delivering a one-two punch to newts, according to biologists, who say the discovery may provide clues to disease outbreaks in amphibians.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Notable among the amphibians is the strict endemic Hyperolius erythromelanus, which is only known from collections within this ecoregion.

    Angolan montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • I wonder what kind of amphibians your little guys are ... ours are Gulf Coast Toads.

    Dancing the Tadpole Jig

  • The wide range of terrestrial species that depend upon critical water resources to survive, such as amphibians, have been severely impacted by the loss and alteration of aquatic habitats.

    California montane chaparral and woodlands

  • Backgrounds that have technologies capable of economically brooching the differences between the primary two flyer environments will have "amphibians" craft capable of operating in atmosphere or space where backgrounds without such mitigating technology will not.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • Analyses suggest most if not all of them came from different tetrapod species - which are four-legged animals that had backbones, such as amphibians - with some possibly belonging to juveniles and adults of the same species.

    Livescience.com

  • Among less intelligent creatures, such as amphibians and reptiles, most of the brain is busy dealing with a flood of sensory data.

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  • And in higher-order animals such as amphibians, the similarities to mammals are even more numerous.

    News from The Scientist

  • Millions of amateur birdwatchers have helped ensure longer and better records than for other creatures such as amphibians or insects.

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