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lungfish

Saltos de línea: lung|fish
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌŋfɪʃ
 
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Definición de lungfish en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or lungfishes)

An elongated freshwater fish with one or two sacs which function as lungs, enabling it to breathe air. It lives in poorly oxygenated water and can aestivate in mud for long periods to survive drought.
Example sentences
  • The data set included sequences of genes from mammals, birds, amphibians, coelacanths, lungfishes, ray-finned fishes, and cartilaginous fishes.
  • The ray-fins include the thousands of familiar sport and commercial fishes, but of the lobe-fins, only eight species survive, six lungfishes and two coelacanths.
  • Tiktaalik would have breathed like a lungfish, says Clack, senior assistant curator at Cambridge's University Museum of Zoology.

Words that rhyme with lungfish

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