Epipubic Ep`i*pu"bic, a. Relating to the epipubis. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • epipubic — epi·pubic …   English syllables

  • epipubic — |epə̇, |epē+ adjective Etymology: epi + pubic : borne on the pubis; specifically : relating to or being the epipubis or other cartilage, bone, or pair of bones attached in front of the pubis (as the marsupial bones of marsupials and monotremes) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epipubic bones — are a pair of bones which project forward from the pelvic bones of modern marsupials and of some fossil mammals multituberculates, monotremes, and even eutherians (the ancestors of placental mammals). [cite web |… …   Wikipedia

  • Epipubic bone — Skeleton of Eastern Grey Kangaroo hind legs. Epipubic bones labeled as 10 Epipubic bones are a pair of bones projecting forward from the pelvic bones of modern marsupials and of some fossil mammals: multituberculates, monotremes, and even basal… …   Wikipedia

  • epipubic bone — noun a rod like bone that projects forward from the pelvis in monotremes and marsupials …   Wiktionary

  • epipubis — epipubic, adj. /ep euh pyooh bis/, n., pl. epipubes / beez/. Zool. either of a pair of bones in front of the pubis of marsupials. Also called marsupial bones. [1895 1900; EPI + PUBIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Evolution of mammals — Restoration of Thrinaxodon, a member of the cynodont group, which includes the ancestors of mammals Further information: Evolutionary history of life The evolution of mammals within the synapsid lineage (sometimes called mammal like reptiles )… …   Wikipedia

  • Eutheria — Further information: Evolution of mammals Eutheria Temporal range: 165–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Evolution der Säugetiere — Thrinaxodon gehörte zur Gruppe der Cynodontier, der Vorfahren der Säugetiere Ausgangspunkt der Evolution der Säugetiere waren die Synapsiden – säugetierähnliche Reptilien. Die Entwicklung zu den echten Säugetieren war ein graduell verlaufender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mammal — For other uses, see Mammal (disambiguation). Mammals Temporal range: Late Triassic – Recent, 220–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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