the clasping posture of fertilization in frogs and toads.
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How to use amplexus in a sentence
amplexus and spawning occur mainly within a day or two after the frogs reach the ponds.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog | Henry S. Fitch
In amplexus the members of a pair sometimes become glued together by their viscous dermal secretions.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog | Henry S. Fitch
In cuius amplexus desideratissimos ruens rex, ipsam in maius quam dici possit gaudium suscepit.Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
Quod prdicta oscula et amplexus essent immunes a motu libidinis et essent motiva maxim humiliationis ex supposita unione cum Deo.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4 | Henry Charles Lea
Some of the specimens contain producti, and fragments of the coral named amplexus.Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea | John Franklin