Amphibian

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amplexus
Positions the male frog on the female for reproduction
buccal pump
Movement of air into the lungs using the mouth and pharynx
buccopharnygeal respiration
Class amphibia
Amphibians
keratin
A fiber protein that is the principal component of hair, skin, and nails is:
nictitating membrane
a thin, transparent, eyelid-like membrane that opens and closes laterally across the cornea of many vertebrates (the third eyelid)
Order Urodela
Salamanders
Order Anura
Frogs and toads
Order Apoda
Caecilians
Subclass Lissamphibia
The subclass that represents the "modern" amphibians.
tetrapod
a vertebrate animal having four feet or legs or leglike appendages
tympanic membrane
eardrum

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