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Definition of the noun mammalia
What does mammalia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Mammalia: class Mammalia
- more generic word: class = a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
- member of: Craniata / subphylum Craniata / subphylum Vertebrata / Vertebrata = fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds
- young mammal = any immature mammal
- mammalian / mammal = any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair
- subclass Prototheria / Prototheria = echidnas
- subclass Pantotheria / Pantotheria = generalized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic
- subclass Metatheria / Metatheria = pouched animals
- subclass Eutheria / Eutheria = all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
- Ungulata = in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising all hoofed mammals
- Unguiculata = in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising mammals with nails or claws
- "Mammalia" is a book by H. A. Goodwin.
- subject: Mammal
- "Mammalia" a.k.a. "Introduction to mammalia" is a book by Charles Hamilton Smith.
- read more about Introduction to mammalia
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mammalia
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Invertibrate Zoology (2001)
Mammalia is the name of taxon not of category. TAXONOMIC CATEGORIES Species. Species is the most important category in the taxonomic hierarchy. It is the basic unit in taxonomy and also in evolution. Its definition has long been one of ...
Key to North American Birds (1892)
Containing a Concise Account of Every Species of Living and Fossil Bird at Present Known from the Continent North of the Mexican and United States Boundary, Inclusive of Greenland and Lower California by Elliott Coues
class Mammalia is a statement of a law of correlation, or coexistence, of animal structures, from which the most important conclusions aro deducible." (Introd. to Classif. of Animals, 8vo, London, 1869, pp. 2, 3.) But broad as such laws of ...
by Peter S. Ungar
Mammalia is an amazingly successful and diverse biological class. From the bumblebee bat, lighter than the smallest coin in your pocket, to the behemoth blue whale, as heavy as a Boeing 747 airliner, mammals burrow, swim, crawl, hop, run, ...
by Kenneth Page Oakley
Probably the main limitation to correlating deposits across the world by means of mammalia is the fact that some forms do not migrate far, and that even the most widespread species fail to cross certain boundaries. The species or subgenera ...
by Richard Owen
hair-clad, viviparous, and suckles the young, whence it is called Mammalia — Mammals. §7. Genetic and thermal distz'nctions.——The broad and wellmarked characters afforded by the respiratory system will probably give permanence to ...
It is a somewhat curious deficiency in the English language that it has no word of its own that will include all the animals forming the class known to zoologists as the Mammalia. It is true that the term Beasts properly belongs to the great ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Mammalia.-The sclerotic coat of the eye in some of the mammalia, is not, as in man, of equal strength throughout. This structure influences the internal changes of the eye; and in some instances enables the animal to see ...
Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Enlarged and Improved. Vol. 1. [- 20.] (1823)
MAN, MAMMALIA,BIRDs, FISHEs, REPTILES. C. which have the muscles covered by the skeleton. PERFECT INSECTs, CRUSTACEA. 3. SENSATION. A. Animals which have a brain and nerves readily distinguished from the spinal marrow.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1817)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...
MAN, MAMMALIA, BIRDs, FISHEs, REPtiles. which have the muscles covered by the skeleton. PERFECT INSECTs, CRUSTACEA. 3. SENSATION. A. Animals which have a brain and nerves readily distinguished from the spinal marrow. MAN ...
Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge : with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use by William Thomas Brande
MAMMALIA. Ruminaats with horns, that are Persistent, as in the 0:, Sheep, Goat; or Deciduous, as in the Stag. Quadrisulcate, as the Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus With digits adhering together, and covered with a common integument, so that the ...
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Scrabble value of M3A1M3M3A1L1I1A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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