didelphic

didelphic
\(ˈ)dī|delfik\ adjective
Etymology: di- + Greek delphys womb + English -ic
1.
a. : having or relating to a double uterus
b. : having the female genital tract completely doubled (as certain worms)
2. [New Latin Didelphia + -ic] : marsupial

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didelphic /dī-delˈfik/ (zoology)
adjective
Having or relating to a double womb
ORIGIN: Gr di- double, and delphys womb
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Didelˈphia plural noun
The marsupials
didelˈphian, didelˈphine or didelˈphous adjective
didelˈphid noun
An animal of the Didelˈphidae /-ē/ or, less commonly, Didelphyidae /-fīˈi-dē/, the opossum family
Didelˈphis /-fis/ (less commonly Didelˈphys) noun
An American genus of opossums

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