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Related to Pinnipedia: Perissodactyla, Odontoceti, Rodentia, Artiodactyla
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Noun1.Pinnipedia - seals; sea lions; walruses
animal order - the order of animals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal - aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers
family Otariidae, Otariidae - eared seals: sea lions and fur seals
family Phocidae, Phocidae - earless seals
family Odobenidae, Odobenidae - walruses and extinct forms
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Sea lions belong to the scientific order Pinnipedia, along with seals, fur seals and walruses.
The behavior, physiology, and anatomy of lactation in the Pinnipedia.
Example 1: The name Pinnipedia is traditionally applied to a group composed of sea lions (Oatriiidae), walruses (Odobenidae), and seals (Phocidae).