ranid


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ranid

(ˈrɑːnɪd)
n
(Animals) any frog of the family Ranidae
adj
of, relating to, or resembling a frog of the family Ranidae

ran•id

(ˈræn ɪd, ˈreɪ nɪd)
adj.
1. belonging or pertaining to the frog family Ranidae, characterized by smooth, moist skin and semiaquatic habits.
n.
[1885–90; < New Latin Ranidae=Ran(a) a genus (Latin rāna frog) + -idae -id2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ranid - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legsranid - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
family Ranidae, Ranidae - a family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs
Rana sylvatica, wood frog, wood-frog - wide-ranging light-brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce
leopard frog, Rana pipiens, spring frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spots
bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana - largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice
green frog, Rana clamitans, spring frog - similar to bullfrog; found in or near marshes and ponds; of United States and Canada
cascades frog, Rana cascadae - mountain frog found near water; of United States Northwest to California
goliath frog, Rana goliath - largest living frog; up to a foot and weighing up to 10 lbs; Africa
pickerel frog, Rana palustris - a meadow frog of eastern North America
Rana tarahumarae, tarahumara frog - Mexican frog found within a jump or two of water
grass frog, Rana temporaria - a common semiterrestrial European frog
frog legs - hind legs of frogs used as food; resemble chicken and cooked as chicken
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(2009), who found ranid tadpole alarm cue (pheromone) is contained in tadpole skin cell vesicles and is only released via an active secretory process.
A skeletochronological study on a subtropical, riparian ranid (Rana swinhoana) from different elevations in Taiwan.
The Oregon Spotted Frog (Rana pretiosa) is a highly aquatic ranid frog residing in wetlands and slow-moving streams of the Pacific Northwest (Hayes 1997).
2017 Preliminary estimation of home range size for Meristogenys orphnocnemis, a common Bornean Ranid, in an altered forest ecosystem using radiotelemetry.
The sequence (450 bp) indicated that the frog was a ranid species in the genus Phrynobatrachus, most likely P.
In Batrachovirus, the ranid herpesvirus 1 (RaHV-1) can be found in different leopard frog (Rana pipiens) (sub) species and has been identified as the causative agent of renal adenocarcinoma [4], and the ranid herpesvirus 2 (RaHV-2), which can cause infections in a lot of species of the family Ranidae (pets and wild) leading to skin lesions and sometimes inducing tumors [5].
It was suggested recently that two subtypes of AQP6vs contribute to cutaneous water absorption in Ranid species.
PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF 5 RANAVIRUS ISOLATES FROM RANID FROGS
Nowotny, "Antimicrobial peptides from ranid frogs: taxonomic and phylogenetic markers and a potential source of new therapeutic agents," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, vol.
McIlroy "three miles west from where the others were secured." Four of the other ranid species (Lithobates catesbeianus, L.