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noun, plural: eutherians

A eutherian mammal


Of, pertaining to, or belonging to the group of eutherian mammals


Word origin: Greek eu- (true) + therion (beast)



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Possibilities for Alien Life

... the same solutions to the same problems - the best example I can think of for that is the mammals of australia which are almost identical to the eutherian mammals in other parts of the world that live in similar habitats. So i think it all depends on how similar you want the physical planet to ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possibilities for Alien Life
Replies: 9
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Monkeys in Australia

australia has no eutherian mammals, and therefore no primates.

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by MrMistery
Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Monkeys in Australia
Replies: 7
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Spleen analysis

... volume being 31.2 ± 1.93 ml, and the red blood cell volume 26.2 ± 2.08 ml per kilogram body weight. These values tended to be lower than those of eutherian mammals and it is suggested that this might be associated with a possible lower metabolic rate. The spleen was found to have a significant ...

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by DoctorStein
Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Spleen analysis
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Views: 4737

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