Meaning of urodele in English:


Pronunciation /ˈjʊərə(ʊ)diːl/


  • An amphibian of the order Urodela; a newt or salamander.

    ‘The system is present in urodeles, caecilians, anurans, testudines, mammals, and lepidosaurs.’
    • ‘Among vertebrates, newts and other urodele amphibians show a remarkable capacity for regeneration.’
    • ‘For more than a century, urodele amphibians have been used as models for embryology, physiology, and natural history research.’