xenopus

Definitions


[ˈzɛnəpəs], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the African clawed frog, much used in embryological research and formerly in pregnancy testing, as it produces eggs in response to substances in the urine of a pregnant woman.


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Origin:
late 19th century: modern Latin, from xeno-‘strange’ + Greek pous ‘foot’




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