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anamniote

[ an-am-nee-oht ]
/ ænˈæm niˌoʊt /
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noun

any of the vertebrates of the group Anamnia (Anamniota), comprising the cyclostomes, fishes, and amphibians, characterized by the absence of an amnion during the embryonic stage.

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Origin of anamniote

<New Latin Anamniota.See an-1, amniote
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British Dictionary definitions for anamniote

anamniote
/ (ænˈæmnɪəʊt) /

noun

any vertebrate animal, such as a fish or amphibian, that lacks an amnion, chorion, and allantois during embryonic developmentCompare amniote

Derived forms of anamniote

anamniotic (ænˌæmnɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
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