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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gymnophiona  \Gym`no*phi"o*na\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  gymno`s 
  naked  +  ?  serpentlike.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  Amphibia,  having  a  long,  annulated,  snakelike 
  body.  See  {Ophiomorpha}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Gymnophiona 
  n  :  an  order  of  amphibians  including  caecilians  (in  former 
  classifications  it  was  called  order  Apoda)  [syn:  {Gymnophiona}, 
  {order  Gymnophiona}] 




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