Definition of lungless salamander in English:

lungless salamander

Line breaks: lung|less sala|man¦der

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  • A slender-bodied chiefly aquatic salamander native to America and southern Europe. Having neither lungs nor gills, it breathes through the skin and lining of the mouth.
    • Family Plethodontidae: numerous genera, including Plethodon (the American woodland salamanders) and Hydromantes (two European species)

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