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Noun: midwife toad
  1. Similar in habit to Alytes obstetricians
    - Alytes cisternasi
  2. European toad whose male carries the fertilized eggs wrapped around its hind legs until they hatch
    - obstetrical toad, Alytes obstetricans

Derived forms: midwife toads

Type of: anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog

Part of: Alytes, genus Alytes

Encyclopedia: Midwife toad