Frog Life Cycle, tadpole stage 18 words

  1. tadpole
    a larval frog or toad
    This quickly becomes a tadpole, a baby frog.
  2. camouflage
    an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    It is extremely vulnerable, and must rely on its camouflage to protect it.
  3. algae
    primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
    These tiny plants are called algae.
  4. foreleg
    the forelimb of a quadruped
    It starts to grow hind legs, which are soon followed with forelegs.
  5. wiggle
    move to and fro
    Now and then, they wiggle to the surface to breathe in air.
  6. vulnerable
    capable of being wounded or hurt
    It is extremely vulnerable, and must rely on its camouflage to protect it.
  7. functioning
    performing or able to perform its regular function
    The lungs are almost functioning at this point.
  8. hind leg
    the back limb of a quadruped
    It starts to grow hind legs, which are soon followed with forelegs.
  9. lung
    either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
    Lungs begin to develop, preparing the frog for its life on land.
  10. embryo
    an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
    After its 21 day development period, the embryo leaves its jelly shell, and attaches itself to a weed in the water.
  11. attache
    a specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
    After its 21 day development period, the embryo leaves its jelly shell, and attaches itself to a weed in the water.
  12. pond
    a small lake
    Sometimes the pond dries up.
  13. shed
    cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    They have shed their skin and lips.
  14. protect
    shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    It is extremely vulnerable, and must rely on its camouflage to protect it.
  15. prepare
    make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    Lungs begin to develop, preparing the frog for its life on land.
  16. tiny
    very small
    These tiny plants are called algae.
  17. surface
    the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    Now and then, they wiggle to the surface to breathe in air.
  18. land
    the solid part of the earth's surface
    Lungs begin to develop, preparing the frog for its life on land.