HyperDic: placental

English > 2 senses of the word placental:
ADJECTIVEallplacentalpertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta
NOUNanimalplacental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammalmammals having a placenta
English > placental: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta.
Example"all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals"
NarrowertransplacentalOccurring through or by way of the placenta
OppositeaplacentalHaving no placenta
Nounsplacentathe vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring / transferring wastes from the developing fetus
placentathat part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
placentalmammals having a placenta
English > placental: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningmammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials.
Synonymsplacental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal
Member ofEutheria, subclass EutheriaAll mammals except monotremes and marsupials
NarrowerFissipediaIn some classifications considered a suborder of Carnivora
UnguiculataIn former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising mammals with nails or claws
UngulataIn former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising all hoofed mammals
aardvark, ant bear, anteater, Orycteropus afernocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites
aquatic mammalwhales and dolphins
bat, chiropterannocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
buckmature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
bullmature male of various mammals of which the female is called 'cow'
carnivoreA terrestrial / terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal
cowmature female of mammals of which the male is called 'bull'
digitigrade mammal, digitigradeAn animal that walks so that only the toes touch the ground as e.g. dogs and cats and horses
doemature female of mammals of which the male is called 'buck'
edentatePrimitive terrestrial / terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth
flying lemur, flying cat, colugoarboreal 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
hyrax, coney, cony, dassie, dasAny of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
insectivoresmall insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial / terrestrial or fossorial mammals
lagomorph, gnawing mammalrelative large gnawing animals
livestock, stock, farm animalAny animals kept for use or profit
pachydermAny of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin
pangolin, scaly anteater, anteatertoothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
plantigrade mammal, plantigradeAn animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground as e.g. bears and human beings
primateAny placental mammal of the order Primates
proboscidean, proboscidianmassive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk
rodent, gnawerrelatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
tree shrewinsectivorous arboreal mammal of southeast Asia that resembles a squirrel with large eyes and long sharp snout
unguiculate, unguiculate mammalA mammal having nails or claws
ungulate, hoofed mammalAny of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
yearlingAn animal in its second year
Broadermammal, mammalianAny warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair
Spanisheuterios, mamífero, placentario, placentarios
Catalaneuterios, euteris, placentari, placentaris
Adjectivesplacentalpertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta

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