Definition of Marsupial. Meaning of Marsupial. Synonyms of Marsupial

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Definition of Marsupial

Marsupial
Marsupial Mar*su"pi*al, a. [Cf. F. marsupial.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Having a pouch for carrying the immature young; of or pertaining to the Marsupialia. 2. (Anat. & Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to a marsupium; as, the marsupial bones. Marsupial frog. (Zo["o]l.) See Nototrema.
Marsupial
Marsupial Mar*su"pi*al, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Marsupialia.

Meaning of Marsupial from wikipedia

- Marsupials are any members of the mammalian infraclass Marsupialia. All extant marsupials are endemic to Australasia, Wallacea and the Americas. A distinctive...
- Marsupialization is the surgical technique of cutting a slit into an abscess or cyst and suturing the edges of the slit to form a continuous surface from...
- The pouch is a distinguishing feature of female marsupials, monotremes and possibly most extinct non-placental mammals including eutherians like Zalambdalestes...
- Marsupial moles, the Notoryctidae /noʊtəˈrɪktɪdiː/, are highly specialized marsupial mammals, known from two species found at the Australian interior....
- (/daɪˌproʊtəˈdɒntiə/, from Gr**** "two forward teeth") is the largest extant order of marsupials, with about 155 species, including the kangaroos, wallabies, possums,...
- carnivorous marsupials that lived in Australia from the late Pliocene to the late Pleistocene (2 million to 46 thousand years ago). Some of these marsupial lions...
- tail" in Gr****) is an order comprising most of the Australian carnivorous marsupials, including quolls, dunnarts, the numbat, the Tasmanian devil, and the...
- also /ˈθaɪləsɪn/) (Thylacinus cynocephalus) is an extinct carnivorous marsupial that was native to the Australian mainland and the islands of Tasmania...
- The Dasyuridae are a family of marsupials native to Australia and New Guinea, including 69 extant species divided into 21 genera. Many are small and mouse-like...
- subclass is divided into two infraclasses: pouched mammals (metatherians or marsupials), and placental mammals (eutherians, for which see List of placental mammals)...