African clawed frog

variants: or less commonly

African clawed toad

Definition of African clawed frog

  1. :  a smooth-skinned, tongueless frog (Xenopus laevis) native to sub-Saharan Africa that has webbed feet with sharp black claws on the inner three toes and is often used in biological research (as in the study of genetics and animal development) —called also clawed frog, platanna


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