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morphology of a frog click to hear : morphology of a frog

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hind limb webbed foot web digit forelimb lower eyelid mouth nostril snout eyeball tympanum upper eyelid trunk

hind limb click to hear : hind limb

Long powerful articulated member attached to the terminal end of the trunk; it has five webbed toes used for walking, jumping and swimming.

webbed foot click to hear : webbed foot

Each of the digits of the foot, connected by membranes; when spread, they make swimming easier.

web click to hear : web

Fine membrane of skin connecting the digits of the foot; it stretches when the frog swims.

digit click to hear : digit

Terminal end of the limbs formed of various articulated bones; it has neither nails nor claws.

forelimb click to hear : forelimb

Short articulated member located behind the head; it has four digits and is used for walking.

lower eyelid click to hear : lower eyelid

Thin muscular membrane that is translucent and movable; it rises from the lower edge of the eye to protect and cleanse it.

mouth click to hear : mouth

Anterior cavity of the digestive tract located on the ventral surface that allows food to be ingested.

nostril click to hear : nostril

External orifice of the nasal cavity located above the mouth and having olfactory and respiratory functions.

snout click to hear : snout

Anterior round protruding portion of the head that forms the mouth and the nostrils.

eyeball click to hear : eyeball

Protruding organ of sight contained in the bony cavity at the top of the head used to perceive light intensity, motion and shapes.

tympanum click to hear : tympanum

Thin strong elastic membrane connected to the inner ear to capture acoustic vibrations.

upper eyelid click to hear : upper eyelid

Thick fixed membrane.

trunk click to hear : trunk

Bony portion of the body to which the head and limbs are attached.