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Definition 1: mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for placental in the sense of this definition

(placental is a kind of ...) any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk

(... is a kind of placental ) in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising all hoofed mammals; now divided into the orders Perissodactyla (odd-toed ungulates) and Artiodactyla (even-toed ungulates)

(... is a kind of placental ) any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically

(... is a kind of placental ) in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising mammals with nails or claws; distinguished from hoofed mammals and cetaceans

(... is a kind of placental ) a mammal having nails or claws

(... is a kind of placental ) any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes

(... is a kind of placental ) any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus

(... is a kind of placental ) primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America

(... is a kind of placental ) toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites

(... is a kind of placental ) any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

(... is a kind of placental ) insectivorous arboreal mammal of southeast Asia that resembles a squirrel with large eyes and long sharp snout

(... is a kind of placental ) arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps

(... is a kind of placental ) massive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk

(... is a kind of placental ) an animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground as e.g. bears and human beings

(... is a kind of placental ) relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing

(... is a kind of placental ) relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing

(... is a kind of placental ) any animals kept for use or profit

(... is a kind of placental ) mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

(... is a kind of placental ) mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

(... is a kind of placental ) an animal in its second year

(... is a kind of placental ) mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

(... is a kind of placental ) mature female of mammals of which the male is called `buck'

(... is a kind of placental ) small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals

(... is a kind of placental ) whales and dolphins; manatees and dugongs; walruses; seals

(... is a kind of placental ) a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal

"terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"

(... is a kind of placental ) in some classifications considered a suborder of Carnivora

(... is a kind of placental ) nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

(... is a kind of placental ) nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

(... is a kind of placental ) an animal that walks so that only the toes touch the ground as e.g. dogs and cats and horses

(... is a member of placental) all mammals except monotremes and marsupials

Definition 2: pertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where placental or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals

(placental is similar to ...) occurring through or by way of the placenta

"transplacental passage of nutrients"

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