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Batrachia

Syllabification: Ba·tra·chi·a
Pronunciation: /bəˈtrākēə
 
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Zoology

Definition of Batrachia in English:

Another term, especially formerly, for Anura.
Example sentences
  • This clade is also referred to as Batrachia and is placed in superorder Salientia.
  • Maximum parsimony analysis of this latter data set also recovered monophyly of living amphibians and favored a frog + salamander (Batrachia) relationship.
  • For example, Batrachia and Gymnophiona are sister taxa within the ancestral taxon, Amphibia (or ‘Lissamphibia’ in many systems).

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek batrakhos 'frog'.

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