Associations to the word «Xenopus»


XENOPUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Pipidae   — the clawed frogs. The best known species is Xenopus laevis, which is used as a model organism in scientific research.
XENOPUS LAEVIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Pipidae   — the African clawed frog or common platanna.

Dictionary definition

XENOPUS, noun. An African clawed frog; in some classifications made the type genus of a separate family Xenopodidae.

Wise words

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