Gymnophiona


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Gymnophiona

[‚jim·nə′fī·ə·nə]
(vertebrate zoology)
An equivalent name for Apoda.
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Little data exist on the microanatomy of the collecting ducts in Gymnophiona and Anura.
A Bidder's duct was not observed in Gymnophiona (Wake, 1970), and we know of no description that indicates its presence in Anura.
A renal corpuscle has previously been identified in the epididymal complex in Gymnophiona (Wake, 1970) and Anura (Spengel, 1876), and thus, this was considered the state of the ancestor to salamanders.
2004) indicated that the Wolffian ducts in Gymnophiona possess no ciliated cells.