What does neotenic mean?

neotenic meaning in General Dictionary

of or regarding or characterized by neoteny

Sentence Examples with the word neotenic

Sarasin (17), whose great work on the development of Ichthyophis is one of the most important recent contributions to our knowledge of the batrachians, Amphiuma is a sort of neotenic Caecilian, a larval form become sexually mature while retaining the branchial respiration.

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