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frog

(frog),
1. An amphibian in the order Anura, which includes the toads; the commonest frog genera are Rana (grass frogs) and Hyla (tree frogs).
2. In veterinary medicine, the spongy triangular cushion on the sole of the horse hoof that helps to absorb the shock of impact.
[A.S. frogge]

frog

(frôg, frŏg)
n.
1.
a. Any of numerous tailless aquatic, semiaquatic, or terrestrial amphibians of the order Anura, characteristically having a short vertebral column, a large head, long hind legs used for leaping, and a tadpole stage as larvae.
b. Any of various usually aquatic members of this order having smoother skin and longer hind legs than the toads.
2. A wedge-shaped, horny prominence in the sole of a horse's hoof.
3. Informal Hoarseness or phlegm in the throat.
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frog

see ANURAN.

frog

1. amphibious, poikilothermic animal. See also rana.
2. v-shaped pad of soft horn between the bars on the sole of the horse's hoof.

frog legs
bryophyllumtubiflorum.
frog-leg position
one of the positions used when x-raying dogs for hip dysplasia. The dog is in dorsal recumbency and the hindlegs are held in a fully flexed, abducted position.
leopard frog
member of the animal order Anura of the class Amphibia. Called also Rana pipiens.
frog mouth
frog pad
leather pad nailed onto horse hoof above the shoe to protect the frog.
frog posture
the hindlimbs trail behind in a recumbent animal that scrambles forwards with the front limbs. Characteristic of bilateral hip luxation and compression of the lumbar spinal cord.
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Some frogs live the majority of their lives in trees.
Many of today's frogs are designed to not merely slog along on top of a mat, but also do a little shimmy-shake on the surface, a move that recalls the wide-to-side pivoting of a Heddon Zara Spook.
Pig frogs and bullfrogs look similar and are normally found in ponds, lakes and slow-moving streams.
At this stage, your students might suggest that a helpful way to make progress with the problem would be to use coloured buttons or counters to represent the frogs, and then start manipulating them using the allowable moves.
Before this discovery, it was widely accepted that some of the Goldenbacked frogs found in India and Sri Lanka belonged to the same species.
A strong flashlight or Q-beam is used to scan the water until frogs are located by their shining eyes.
Some frogs also survive freezing temperatures by converting stored liver glycogen into a high level of glucose or glycerol, which acts as an antifreeze in their blood.
Children can dress as frogs, carry a frog, create a frog shirt or hat or wear frog colors.
The marriage of the frogs was performed to please the rain deity and now we expect good rain" said resident Mavji Damor.
We are working as hard as we can to find and identify frogs before the disease reaches them, and to learn about a disease that has the power to ravage an entire group of organisms," said Roberto Ibanez, research scientist at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and local director of the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project.
If the females can't hear the male frogs then they have less chance of breeding successfully.
One of largest arboreal frogs in the New World tropics is the tree frog Phyllomedusa bicolor, also known as the monkey frog.