The marsupial animals bring forth their young before they are fully developed.
There are "marsupial" or epipubic bones attached to the pelvis.
The other group is less numerous and is marsupial (Allotheria, Marsh).
Is a marsupial, a class with this exception not met with out of Australia.
Is a marsupial, the only one of its class found outside of Australia.
We should thus have both placental and marsupial mammals in the Mesozoic.
The classic, of course, is the unladen citizen, a person naked of even a modest shoulderbag or marsupial pocket.
It is digitigrade: it has five toes on the fore, and four toes on its hinder feet; its marsupial bones are simply rudimental.
There are three kinds of didelphic or marsupial animals on the coast.
The Australian opossum is a marsupial quadruped, living in trees and feeding on insects, eggs, and fruits.
1690s, with -al (1) + Modern Latin marsupialis "having a pouch," coined from Late Latin marsupium "pouch, purse" (Classical Latin marsuppium), from Greek marsipion, diminutive of marsipos "bag, pouch," of foreign, possibly oriental, origin. As a noun from 1805.
Any of various mammals of the order Marsupialia, whose young are very undeveloped when born and continue developing outside their mother's body attached to one of her nipples. Most marsupials have longer hindlegs than forelimbs, and the females usually have pouches in which they carry their young. Kangaroos, opossums, and koalas are marsupials.