Ophiomorpha

Ophiomorpha

O`phi*o*mor"pha\, n. pl. [NL. See Ophiomorphous.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or wanting. It includes the c[ae]cilians. Called also Gymnophiona and Ophidobatrachia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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