Villiplacentalia

plural noun
Vil·​li·​plac·​en·​ta·​lia | \ ˌvilə̇ˌplasᵊn‧ˈtālēə \

Definition of Villiplacentalia

: mammals having a nondeciduate villous placenta and comprising the cetaceans, sirenians, and ungulates

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History and Etymology for Villiplacentalia

New Latin, from villus + -i- + Placentalia

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“Villiplacentalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Villiplacentalia. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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