Implacental
Implacental Im`pla*cen"tal, a. (Zo["o]l.) Without a placenta, as marsupials and monotremes; nonplacental. -- n. A mammal having no placenta; a nonplacental mammal. [1913 Webster]

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  • implacental — [im΄pləsen′tāt΄im΄plə sent′ l] adj. [< IN 1 + PLACENTAL] APLACENTAL: also implacentate [im΄pləsen′tāt΄] …   English World dictionary

  • implacental — /im pleuh sen tl/, adj. 1. Zool. having no placenta, as a monotreme or marsupial. n. 2. an implacental mammal. Also, implacentate /im pleuh sen tayt/. [1830 40; IM 2 + PLACENTAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • implacental — /im pleuh sen tl/, adj. 1. Zool. having no placenta, as a monotreme or marsupial. n. 2. an implacental mammal. Also, implacentate /im pleuh sen tayt/. [1830 40; IM 2 + PLACENTAL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • implacental — adj. having no placenta (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • implacental — /ɪmpləˈsɛntl/ (say impluh sentl) adjective having no placenta, as a monotreme or marsupial …   Australian English dictionary

  • Marsupialia — Mar*su pi*a li*a (m[aum]r*s[=u] p[i^]*[=a] l[i^]*[.a]), prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. L. marsupium a pouch, bag, purse, Gr. marsy pion, dim. of ma rsypos, ma rsipos.] (Zo[ o]l.) A subclass of Mammalia, including nearly all the mammals of Australia and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marsupiata — Marsupialia Mar*su pi*a li*a (m[aum]r*s[=u] p[i^]*[=a] l[i^]*[.a]), prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. L. marsupium a pouch, bag, purse, Gr. marsy pion, dim. of ma rsypos, ma rsipos.] (Zo[ o]l.) A subclass of Mammalia, including nearly all the mammals of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • im|pla|cen|tal — «IHM pluh SEHN tuhl», adjective, noun. –adj. (of lower mammals) having no placenta. –n. an implacental animal …   Useful english dictionary

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