[ US /æmˈfɪbiən/ ]
[ UK /æmfˈɪbi‍ən/ ]
  1. cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
  2. a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
  3. an airplane designed to take off and land on water
  1. relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
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How To Use amphibian In A Sentence

  • A study by Conservation International, an American organisation, found that nearly a third of frogs, toads, newts and other amphibian species were likely to disappear within 100 years.
  • In ‘Amphibians,’ the tortoises arranged around the shell-like form vary in size gradually.
  • You could, for example, take the Urban Birds or Marine Birds tours; familiarise yourself with the amphibians living in the ponds up on Montjuïc, or inspect the biodiversity of the Parc del Castell de l'Oreneta through a magnifying glass. 10 of the best outdoors activities in Barcelona
  • The data set included sequences of genes from mammals, birds, amphibians, coelacanths, lungfishes, ray-finned fishes, and cartilaginous fishes.
  • Amphibians are poikilothermic: their body temperatures adapt automatically to changes in their environment, without their noticing. Boiling a Frog
  • Fish are amphibian bearcat animals that are about ectothermic (previously cold-blooded), covered with scales, and able with two sets of commutual fins and several unpaired fins. MyLinkVault Newest Links
  • Young amphibians, like the larval frog or tadpole pictured here, spend their early years in the water, breathing through gills in the side of their head in much the same way as fish do.
  • Of the five endemic amphibians two are tree frogs (Afrixalus clarkei and Afrixalus enseticola), two are ranid frogs (Phrynobatrachus bottegi and Phrynobatrachus sciangallarum), and one is a caecilian (Sylvacaecilia grandisonae). Ethiopian montane forests
  • It is particularly common amongst arthropods and rotifers, and can also be found in some species of fish, amphibians, birds, and reptiles, but not in mammals.
  • The distribution, water chemistry, ecology, hydrology, limnology, and invertebrate and amphibian fauna of vernal ponds have been investigated.
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