Definitions for xenopus laevis
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African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis(noun)
a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The commonest and widest ranging species of the clawed "frog" (Xenopus) in Africa. This species is used extensively in research. There is now a significant population in California derived from escaped laboratory animals.
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