aplacental(redirected from aplacentally)
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Having no placenta, as marsupials and monotremes.
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(Zoology) (of monotremes and marsupials) having no placenta
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|Adj.||1.||aplacental - having no placenta; "monotremes and marsupials are aplacental mammals"|
placental - pertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta; "all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals"
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