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Noun1.Tachyglossus - type genus of the family TachyglossidaeTachyglossus - type genus of the family Tachyglossidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
echidna, spiny anteater, anteater - a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia
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Each year or so, the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) lays one leathery egg "about the size of a grape," says Christine Cooper of Curtin University in Perth.
Directional mapping of DNA nicking in ejaculated and cauda epididymidal spermatozoa of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus: Monotremata).
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