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tadpoles
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The aquatic larval stage of frogs and toads, which hatch from eggs laid in the water. Young tadpoles resemble fish with gills and later develop lungs, legs and lose their tals as they become adults.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/68553
Broader Term
larvae
Related Term
amphibians
Anura
froglets
frogs
toads
Spanish
renacuajos
Term Number
68553