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Cutaneous Respiration

  • Definition: Use of the integument by amphibians for gas exchange between the blood and air. It is the primary respiratory structure of the terrestrial lungless forms, including plethodontid salamanders.

    Source: Hickman, C.P., et al. 2011. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Fifteenth Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

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