Definition of Mammalia. Meaning of Mammalia. Synonyms of Mammalia

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Definition of Mammalia

Mammalia
Mammalia Mam*ma"li*a, n. pl. [NL., from L. mammalis. See Mammal.] (Zo["o]l.) The highest class of Vertebrata. The young are nourished for a time by milk, or an analogous fluid, secreted by the mammary glands of the mother. Note: Mammalia are divided into three subclasses; -- I. Placentalia. This subclass embraces all the higher orders, including man. In these the fetus is attached to the uterus by a placenta. II. Marsupialia. In these no placenta is formed, and the young, which are born at an early state of development, are carried for a time attached to the teats, and usually protected by a marsupial pouch. The opossum, kangaroo, wombat, and koala are examples. III. Monotremata. In this group, which includes the genera Echidna and Ornithorhynchus, the female lays large eggs resembling those of a bird or lizard, and the young, which are hatched like those of birds, are nourished by a watery secretion from the imperfectly developed mamm[ae].

Meaning of Mammalia from wikipedia

- (from Latin mamma "breast") are vertebrate animals constituting the cl**** Mammalia (/məˈmeɪliə/), and characterized by the presence of mammary glands which...
- Mammalia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of biology focusing on mammals. It is published by the De Gruyter and is edited by Christiane Denys (Muséum...
- (2006). "Phylogenetic systematics and tempo of evolution of the Viverrinae (Mammalia, Carnivora, Viverridae) within feliformians: implications for faunal exchanges...
- Jennings, A.P.; Veron, G. (2009). "Molecular phylogeny of the Herpestidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) with a special emphasis on the Asian Herpestes". Molecular...
- Croft, Darin A. (6 May 2014). "A new species of small-bodied spar****odont (Mammalia, Metatheria) from the middle Miocene locality of Quebrada Honda, Bolivia"...
- E.; Strait, S.G.; Houde, P. (January 2008). "Earliest Eocene Miacidae (Mammalia: Carnivora) from northwestern Wyoming". Journal of Paleontology. 82 (1):...
- contrast, the ****ignment of organisms to Mammalia has traditionally been founded on traits and, on this basis, Mammalia is slightly more inclusive than Mammaliaformes...
- (1994). "Hyoid structure, laryngeal anatomy, and vocalization in felids (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae)" (PDF). Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde. 59 (2): 87−104...
- are one group of the hairy, warm-blooded, nursing members of the cl**** Mammalia, which are cl****ified among animals with backbones in the phylum Chordata...
- (Paradaphoenus, Mammalia, Carnivora). American Museum Novitates 3331:1-20 I. Koretsky. 2001. Morphology and systematics of Miocene Phocinae (Mammalia: Carnivora)...
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