amphibiotic


amphibiotic
am·phi·bi·ot·ic

English syllables. 2014.

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  • amphibiotic — [am΄fi bī ät′ik] adj. [< Gr amphibios (see AMPHIBIOUS) + IC] Zool. that lives in water in one stage of development and on land in another …   English World dictionary

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  • amphibiotic — adj. [Gr. amphi, on both sides; biotikos, pert. to life] Being aquatic during one period of the life history and terrestrial during the rest …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • amphibiotic — /am feuh buy ot ik/, adj. Zool. living on land during the adult stage and in water during a larval stage. [AMPHI + BIOTIC] * * * …   Universalium

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  • amphibiotic — /ˌæmfibaɪˈɒtɪk/ (say .amfeebuy otik) adjective Zoology living on land during an adult stage and in water during a larval stage. {amphi + Greek biōtikos relating to life} …   Australian English dictionary

  • amphibiotic — adjective having an aquatic early or larval form and a terrestrial adult form • Syn: ↑semiaquatic • Similar to: ↑amphibious • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science * * * |amfə̇ˌbī|äd.ik adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquatic animal — An aquatic animal is an animal which lives in water for most or all of the time. Natural environments are classified as either aquatic (water), terrestrial (land), or amphibious (water and land). The term aquatic animal can be applied to aquatic… …   Wikipedia

  • biological science — noun the science that studies living organisms • Syn: ↑biology • Derivationally related forms: ↑biologic (for: ↑biology), ↑biological (for: ↑biology), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • semiaquatic — adjective 1. having an aquatic early or larval form and a terrestrial adult form • Syn: ↑amphibiotic • Similar to: ↑amphibious • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science 2. partially aquatic; living or growing partly on la …   Useful english dictionary


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