Opisthoglossa

plural noun

Opis·​tho·​glos·​sa
-lȯsə
: a division of Salientia comprising amphibians with the tongue attached in front and free behind
opisthoglossal
⸗¦⸗⸗¦gläsəl
-lȯs-
adjective
or opisthoglossate
-sə̇t,
-ˌsāt

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from opisth- + -glossa

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“Opisthoglossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Opisthoglossa. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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