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therian

(ˈθɪərɪən)
n
(Animals) any mammal in the subclass Theria, which includes marsupials
adj
(Zoology) of or relating to the mammal subclass Theria, which includes marsupials
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The tri-segmented limbs of therian mammals: kinematics, dynamics, and self-stabilization--a review.
This demonstrated that the putative PEG10 retrotransposon was inserted into the genome of a common therian ancestor and became an endogenous gene before the divergence of the eutherians and marsupials 160 million years ago (Ma) (Fig.
The faunule is composed exclusively of therian forms, and more specifically of zhelestid eutherians.
The Earliest Tertiary Therian Mammal from South America.
Joseph Moynihan and the doubles team of Lukas Therian and Ryan Hartman won for the Patriots.
They re competing against both internal combustion engines and alternative fuels like fuel cells, compressed natural gas and things like that," said Matt Therian, an analyst with Connecticut-based IPO research house Renaissance Capital.
Therian Teeth of Unusual Design from the Mid-Cretaceous (AlbianCenomian) Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.
It does not send a vote of confidence when you see pricing pressure and selling shareholders sell more shares," Therian said.
The two most obvious features present in therian mammals but not shared by birds are a claustrum and the neocortical cytoarchitecture, including neurons with polarized dendrites, cortical columns, a great variety of cell types, and a highly stratified organization of afferent innervation.
An ontogenetic assessment of dental homologies in therian mammals.
Finally, patterns of apparent plasticity and conservatism in craniofacial development derived from the comparative study are used to discuss hypotheses on the interaction of various cranial elements during morphogenesis in therian mammals.
This cannot apply to upper teeth, which all originate in the maxillary, for when present in therian mammals, incisors occur on the premaxillary and the canine at the premaxillary-maxillary junction.