Definitions for: Placental

[n] mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
[adj] of or having or occurring by means of a placenta; "all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals"

Webster (1913) Definition: Pla*cen"tal, a.
1. Of or pertaining to the placenta; having, or characterized
by having, a placenta; as, a placental mammal.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Placentalia.

Pla*cen"tal, n. (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Placentalia.

Synonyms: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental mammal, transplacental

Antonyms: aplacental

See Also: aardvark, ant bear, anteater, aquatic mammal, bat, buck, bull, carnivore, chiropteran, colugo, coney, cony, cow, das, dassie, digitigrade mammal, doe, edentate, Eutheria, farm animal, Fissipedia, flying cat, flying lemur, gnawer, gnawing animal, gnawing mammal, hoofed mammal, hyrax, insectivore, lagomorph, livestock, mammal, Orycteropus afer, pachyderm, pangolin, plantigrade mammal, primate, proboscidean, proboscidian, rodent, scaly anteater, stock, subclass Eutheria, tree shrew, Unguiculata, unguiculate, unguiculate mammal, Ungulata, ungulate, yearling

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