HyperDic: mammal

English > 1 sense of the word mammal:
NOUNanimalmammal, mammalianany warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair
mammal > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > mammal: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny 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.
Category ofAmniotaHigher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development
allantoisThe vascular fetal membrane that lies below the chorion and develops from the hindgut in many embryonic higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
amnion, amniotic sac, amniosThin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
anestrous(of lower mammals) not in a state of estrus
biauriculate heartA heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles
chorionThe outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
digitigrade(of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised (as cats, dogs, and horses do)
estrous(of lower mammals) showing or in a state of estrus
plantigrade(of mammals) walking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do)
ride, mountcopulate with
weanedFreed of dependence on something especially (for mammals) mother's milk
Member ofMammalia, class Mammaliawarm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
Partscoat, pelagegrowth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
hair, pilusAny of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal
Narrowerfemale mammalanimals that nourish their young with milk
fossorial mammalA burrowing mammal having limbs adapted for digging
metatherianPrimitive pouched mammals found mainly in Australia and the Americas
placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammalmammals having a placenta
prototherianPrimitive oviparous mammals found only in Australia and Tasmania / Tasmania and New Guinea
tuskerAny mammal with prominent tusks (especially an elephant or wild boar)
Broadervertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Spanishmamífero, mamíferos, mammalia

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