Amphipneust

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Amphipneust (Zoöl) One of a tribe of Amphibia, which have both lungs and gills at the same time, as the proteus and siren.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n amphipneust One of the Amphipneusta.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. + one who breathes, to breathe

Usage

In literature:

Amphipneustic: applied to larvae which have the spiracles confined to the anterior and terminal segments.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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