Definition of urodele in English:

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urodele

Pronunciation: /ˈyo͝orəˌdēl/

noun

Zoology
An amphibian of the order Urodela; a newt or salamander.
Example sentences
  • The system is present in urodeles, caecilians, anurans, testudines, mammals, and lepidosaurs.
  • Among vertebrates, newts and other urodele amphibians show a remarkable capacity for regeneration.
  • For more than a century, urodele amphibians have been used as models for embryology, physiology, and natural history research.
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