Definition of eutherian
: of or relating to a major division (Eutheria) of mammals comprising the placental mammals
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To do that, Harris Lewin, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of California, Davis, and colleagues compared 19 genomes of various mammals at different spots in the eutherian family tree, including several primates.
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