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necturus

noun nec·tu·rus \ nek-ˈt(y)u̇r-əs \

medical Definition of necturus

1 capitalized : a genus of large North American gilled aquatic salamanders (family Proteidae) which are used as laboratory animals
2 plural necturi play \-ˌrī\ or necturuses : a salamander of the genus Necturus

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