Xenopus

TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

New Latin xeno- + -pus, from Ancient Greek, ξένος ‎(xénos, foreign, strange) + πούς ‎(poús, foot).

Coined by Johann Georg Wagler in Isis von Oken v.20, 1827, p726.

Proper nounEdit

Xenopus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Pipidae—the clawed frogs. The best known species is Xenopus laevis, which is used as a model organism in scientific research.

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