placental mammal

noun

Medical Definition of placental mammal

: any mammal of the major taxonomic division Eutheria characterized by the attachment of the developing fetus to the maternal uterus by a placenta

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“Placental mammal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/placental%20mammal. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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