amphibia

plural noun am·phib·ia \ am-ˈfi-bē-ə \

Definition of amphibia

First Known Use of amphibia

1607


Medical Dictionary

Amphibia

noun plural Am·phib·ia \ am-ˈfib-ē-ə \

medical Definition of Amphibia

1 : a class of subphylum Vertebrata comprising forms (as the frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders) that are intermediate in many respects between fishes and reptiles, are cold-blooded with nucleated red blood cells and a 3-chambered heart, and that have gilled aquatic larvae and air-breathing adults
2 : the members of the class Amphibia

amphibian

play \-ē-ən\ noun or adjective

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