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a·quat·ic

(ă-kwat'ik),
1. Of or pertaining to water.
2. Denoting an organism that lives in water.

aquatic

(ə-kwăt′ĭk, ə-kwŏt′-)
adj.
1. Consisting of, relating to, or being in water: an aquatic environment.
2. Living solely or chiefly in or on the water: aquatic animals and plants.
3. Taking place in or on the water: an aquatic sport.
n.
An organism that lives solely or chiefly in or on the water.

a·quat′i·cal·ly adv.

aquatic

(ă-kwot′ĭk) [L. aquaticus, pert. to water]
1. Pert. to water.
2. Inhabiting water.
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"These modern amphibians that can lay eggs on land and have direct development suggested a model for a transitional animal between the aquatically reproducing amphibians and the terrestrially reproducing early amniotes," says Carroll.
Genetic variability among populations of the yellow-bellied slider turtle from aquatically and terrestrially separated habitats.
Mycobacterium marinum is an aquatically acquired pathogen responsible for a cutaneous infection commonly referred to as fish tank granuloma or swimming pool granuloma.[1,2] If mismanaged, this superficial skin infection can result in significant morbidity including loss of joint mobility secondary to osteomyelitis and even amputation of the affected appendage, thus making it important for family physicians to recognize and treat this infection.[3-5]
We traversed the study site and located turtles as they were aquatically active in deer trails or in depressions, or when they were terrestrial on, or within, vegetation hummocks.
Turtles were aquatically active during most or some of Jun.