Amplexus

Amplexus (Latin `embrace`) is a type of mating behavior exhibited by some externally fertilizing species (chiefly amphibians and horseshoe crabs) in which a male grasps a female with his front legs as part of the mating process, and at the same time or with some time delay, he fertilizes the female eggs as they are released from the body. In amp.....
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amplexus

(from the article `Anura`) Females move toward and locate calling males. Once the male clasps the female in a copulatory embrace called amplexus, she selects the site for ... When and how such eggs need to be fertilized depends on the nature of the protective membranes and the time and place of their formation. The jelly ... [2 relat...
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Amplexus

[label] Amplexus was an Italian record label that was founded by Stefano Gentile that specialized in limited-edition mini CDs by notable ambient artists such as Steve Roach, vidnaObmana, Robert Rich, and Michael Stearns. It went out of business in 2003 and was replaced by Silentes. ...
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Amplexus

A reproductive behavior in frogs where the male grasps the female from behind. This positions his vent near hers to assure fertilization.
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amplexus

amplexus An embrace, especially the sexual or copulatory embrace characteristic of the mechanics of reproduction in amphibians; such as, with frogs and toads during the mating embrace when eggs are shed into the water and fertilized.
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Amplexus

Amplexus is Latin for an embrace
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amplexus

an embracing, surrounding, loving embrace, [euphemism] amplio
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amplexus

Latin, meaning: an embracing, surrounding, loving embrace, [euphemism]
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amplexus

rutting of frogs and toads
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Amplexus

scientific name given to the sexual coupling of Anurans (frogs and toads). During Amplexus the male grasps tightly onto the female from behind to allow fertilization to occur.
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amplexus

The pairing of male and female at the time that eggs and sperm are discharged simultaneously in those species, such as frogs, in which fertilization occurs externally. ... Origin: L. An embrace, fr. Amplector, pp. -plexus, to wind around ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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amplexus

Type: Term Pronunciation: am-plek′sŭs Definitions: 1. The act of clasping of male to female at the time that eggs and sperm are discharged into the immediate environment simultaneously in those species; such as frogs, in which fertilization occurs externally; the male clasps the female closely.
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