amplexus definition

  • noun:
    • The copulatory embrace of frogs and toads, when the male fertilizes the eggs that are circulated by the feminine.
    • A genus of Paleozoic tetracorals regarding the family members Zaphrentidæ, having quick subcylindrical coralla with superficial calice, well-marked septal fossula, and septa not reaching to the center.

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