lungless


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lungless

(ˈlʌŋlɪs)
adj
(Zoology) (of animals) lacking lungs
References in classic literature ?
But in brief, they are these: lungs and warm blood; whereas, all other fish are lungless and cold blooded.
True, other fish are found exceedingly brisk in those Hyperborean waters; but these, be it observed, are your cold-blooded, lungless fish, whose very bellies are refrigerators; creatures, that warm themselves under the lee of an iceberg, as a traveller in winter would bask before an inn fire; whereas, like man, the whale has lungs and warm blood.
They are a lungless salamander, meaning that they absorb oxygen solely through their skin.
For example, lungless salamanders require the heavily rotted logs that are retained.
Julian Tupan, biologist for the Santo Antonio Energy company which is building the dam, said that hardly anything is known about the lungless, limbless amphibians.
A new species of lungless caecilian has turned up, only the second lungless one known.
Was there any way he could swim her up from the bottom if she sank there inert and lungless, her skin going dull?