PLACENTAL MAMMAL

a mammal which generates a highly specialized placenta to provide nutrition to the growing embryo(s) inside the uterus. All mammals, with the exception of marsupials and monotremes, are placental mammals.

PLACENTAL MAMMAL: "Dogs are placental animals."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PLACENTAL MAMMAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/placental-mammal/ (accessed February 25, 2020).
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