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Marsupialia

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noun plural Mar·su·pi·a·lia \mär-ˌsü-pē-ˈā-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of Marsupialia

  1. :  an order or other taxon of mammals comprising kangaroos, wombats, bandicoots, opossums, and related animals that with few exceptions develop no placenta and usually have a pouch on the abdomen of the female containing the teats and serving to carry the young

marsupial

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