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Search Results for: placental mammal

Placental mammal

Definition noun, plural: placental mammals Another term for eutherian mammal, i.e. a mammal possessing a chorioallantoic... Read More

Placenta

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

Monotreme

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

Eutherian mammal

Definition noun, plural: eutherian mammals Any from the group of mammals possessing chorioallantoic placenta (as opposed... Read More

Baculum

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

Primate

Definition noun, plural: primates Any of a group of placental mammals, particularly the prosimians and the... Read More

Placentalia

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

Theria

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

Catarrhine

Definition noun, plural: catarrhines Any of the primates belonging to the parvorder Catarrhini, characterized by having the... Read More