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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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Electrophysiological studies of the echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus.
The echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus combines REM and non-REM aspects in a single sleep state: implications for the evolution of sleep.