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  1. Xenopus, genus Xenopus(noun)

    an African clawed frog; in some classifications made the type genus of a separate family Xenopodidae

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  1. Xenopus

    Xenopus is a genus of highly aquatic frogs native to Sub-Saharan Africa. There are 20 species in the Xenopus genus. They are known collectively as African Clawed Frogs or Platanna. The best-known species belonging to this genus is Xenopus laevis, which is commonly studied as a model organism for developmental biology, cell biology, toxicology, and neuroscience.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Xenopus

    An aquatic genus of the family, Pipidae, occurring in Africa and distinguished by having black horny claws on three inner hind toes.

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