- an aquatic, eellike salamander of the genus Amphiuma, of the southeastern U.S., having two pairs of very small feet.
Origin of amphiuma
Examples from the Web for amphiuma
Historical Examples of amphiuma
Amphiuma, a genus of amphibians which frequent the lakes and stagnant waters of North America.
This view has originated out of the very remarkable superficial resemblance between the Ichthyophis-larva and the Amphiuma.
In the forms however with degenerate limbs like Amphiuma, Siren and Proteus the number of digits is still further reduced.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds