salamander

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salamander

(săl′ə-măn′dər)
n.
1. Any of various small, tailed amphibians of the order Caudata, having porous scaleless skin and usually two pairs of limbs of equal size, found chiefly in northern temperate regions.
2. A portable stove used to heat or dry buildings under construction.

sal′a·man′drine (-drĭn) adj.
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Urodele amphibians such as newts and salamanders can regenerate large portions of their bodies, including an entire limb.
Urodele amphibians have the largest erythrocytes of all vertebrates, however it is unclear what physiological purpose large erythrocytes might serve.