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Search Results for: marsupial

Marsupial

Definition noun (zoology) A mammal primarily characterized by having a pouch used for carrying their immature young, and... Read More

Adaptive Radiation

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. When Charles Darwin was in the Galapagos Islands, one of the first things he... Read More

Mole

Definition noun, plural: moles (chemistry) (1) The SI unit of amount of substance of a chemical system that contains as many... Read More

Mammalia

Definition noun, plural: mammals A taxonomic class that includes all mammals Supplement Mammalia is a taxonomic class of... Read More

Vulpine

vulpine Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful. (Science: zoology) Vulpine... Read More

Tapetum lucidum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta lucida A layer of tissue in the choroid or in the retinal pigment epithelium of the eye of... Read More

Mammalogy

Definition noun A branch of biology that is concerned with the study of mammals Supplement In biology, mammalogy is a branch... Read More

Monotreme

Definition noun (zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata Supplement The class... Read More

Theria

Definition noun A taxonomic group (subclass) comprised of metatherian and eutherian mammals Supplement Theria is a subgroup... Read More

Parallel evolution

Definition noun An evolutionary process by which two or more separate species in the same environment develop similar... Read More

Placentalia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia characterized primarily by their fetus being carried in the... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Nonapeptide

Definition noun, plural: nonapeptides An oligopeptide comprised of nine amino acid residues Supplement Peptides are monomers... Read More

Subclass

Definition noun, plural: subclasses (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank that is subordinate to a class (and superior to an... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Ariel gazelle

Ariel gazelle (Science: zoology) a variety of the gazelle (Antilope, or Gazella, dorcas), found in arabia and adjacent... Read More

Mammal

Definition noun, plural: mammals Any of the endothermic vertebrates belonging to class Mammalia, which are identifiable by... Read More

Placenta

Definition noun, plural: placentae or placentas (1) (zoology) The vascular organ formed during gestation of female mammals... Read More

Baculum

Definition noun, plural: baculums or bacula A bone located in the glans penis or glans clitoridis of certain mammals,... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Nototrema

nototrema (Science: zoology) The pouched, or marsupial, frog of south America. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Back - a... Read More