Pronunciation: (sē-sil'ē-un), [key]
Also called blindworm. a legless, wormlike tropical amphibian of the order Gymnophiona (formerly Apoda), spending most of its life underground and usually almost blind.
pertaining to or characteristic of a caecilian.
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