Didelphis

noun

Di·​del·​phis dī-ˈdel-fəs How to pronounce Didelphis (audio)
: a genus of marsupials (family Didelphidae) that includes the common opossum (D. virginiana) of the eastern United States and a few related tropical forms

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“Didelphis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Didelphis. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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