Definition of Salamandra

1. Noun. Type genus of the Salamandridae.




Medical Definition of Salamandra

1. A genus of european newts in the salamandridae family. The two species of this genus are salamandra salamandra (european "fire" salamander) and salamandra atra (european alpine salamander). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salamandra

salah
salai
salak
salak palm
salak palms
salaks
salal
salal-berry
salals
salam
salamander
salamandered
salamandering
salamanderlike
salamanders
salamandra (current term)
salamandrian
salamandrid
salamandridae
salamandridea
salamandrids
salamandriform
salamandrina
salamandrine
salamandroid
salamandrous
salami
salami tactics
salami technique
salamis

Literary usage of Salamandra

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1. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"THE VIVIPAROUS NEWT, commonly called " Salamander" [salamandra maculata, ... I believe they [salamandra^ do not inhabit the waters except when they ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"salamandra, Laur. The terrestrial Salamanders in a perfect state have a round tail, and inhabit the water only during their tadpole condition, ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"Notice of two new Species of salamandra from Central America. ... It contains two species of salamandra. which appear not to have been previously entered in ..."

4. Medical and Physical Researches: Or, Original Memoirs in Medicine, Surgery by Richard Harlan (1835)
"... Observations on the Genus salamandra, and the establishment of the Genera ... the Triton lateralis, (Say,) the salamandra ..."

5. The Cell; Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology: Outlines of General by Oscar Hertwig, Henry Johnstone Campbell (1895)
"The most convenient, and at the same time the commonest, subjects for examination in the animal kingdom are the tissue cells of young larva; of salamandra ..."

6. The Nasal Organ in Amphibia by George Marsh Higgins (1921)
"... the period of metamorphosis, the significance of which will be discussed later. salamandra MACULATA In a larva of salamandra maculata 25 mm. long (Fig. ..."

7. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"THE VIVIPAROUS NEWT, commonly called " Salamander" [salamandra maculata, ... I believe they [salamandra^ do not inhabit the waters except when they ..."

8. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"salamandra, Laur. The terrestrial Salamanders in a perfect state have a round tail, and inhabit the water only during their tadpole condition, ..."

9. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"Notice of two new Species of salamandra from Central America. ... It contains two species of salamandra. which appear not to have been previously entered in ..."

10. Medical and Physical Researches: Or, Original Memoirs in Medicine, Surgery by Richard Harlan (1835)
"... Observations on the Genus salamandra, and the establishment of the Genera ... the Triton lateralis, (Say,) the salamandra ..."

11. The Cell; Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology: Outlines of General by Oscar Hertwig, Henry Johnstone Campbell (1895)
"The most convenient, and at the same time the commonest, subjects for examination in the animal kingdom are the tissue cells of young larva; of salamandra ..."

12. The Nasal Organ in Amphibia by George Marsh Higgins (1921)
"... the period of metamorphosis, the significance of which will be discussed later. salamandra MACULATA In a larva of salamandra maculata 25 mm. long (Fig. ..."

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