ophiomorphous

ophiomorphˈic or ophiomorphˈous adjective
Snakelike
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Main Entry:ophi-

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  • Ophiomorphous — O phi*o*mor phous, a. [Gr. o fis a serpent + morphous.] Having the form of a serpent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gymnophiona — Ophiomorpha O phi*o*mor pha, n. pl. [NL. See {Ophiomorphous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ophidobatrachia — Ophiomorpha O phi*o*mor pha, n. pl. [NL. See {Ophiomorphous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ophiomorpha — O phi*o*mor pha, n. pl. [NL. See {Ophiomorphous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or lacking. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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