Xenopus

noun

Xen·​o·​pus ˈzen-ə-pəs How to pronounce Xenopus (audio)
: a genus of African aquatic frogs including one (X. laevis) formerly used in a test for pregnancy

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“Xenopus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Xenopus. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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