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Name: tadpole stage

XAO Id: 1000008

Definition: "The post-embryonic Xenopus developmental stage from feeding to the end of metamorphosis, encompassing Weisz's first-form tadpole (equivalent to Nieuwkoop and Faber 45 to 49), second-form tadpole (NF 49 to 56) and third-form tadpole (NF 56 to 60-plus) stages."

Preceded By: tailbud stage Succeeded By: juvenile frog stage