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Adjective: placental  plu'sen-tul
  1. Pertaining to, having or occurring by means of a placenta
    "all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals"
Noun: placental  plu'sen-tul
  1. Mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
    - placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal

Derived forms: placentals

See also: transplacental

Type of: mammal, mammalian

Antonym: aplacental

Part of: Eutheria, subclass Eutheria

Encyclopedia: Placental