[ an-am-nee-oht ]
/ ænˈæm niˌoʊt /


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.
Compare amniote.

Origin of anamniote

< New Latin Anamniota. See an-1, amniote Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for anamniote

/ (ænˈæmnɪəʊt) /


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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