Amphibians: Lungs' Lift Lost

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Abstract

The reduction or loss of lungs in some amphibian species is a rare evolutionary occurrence. The discovery of the first lungless frog sheds further light on the physiological, morphological and behavioral changes that allowed sufficient external respiration in the absence of lungs. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Victor H. Hutchison

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