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Descriptor English:   Opossums 
Descriptor Spanish:   Zarigüeyas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Gambás 
Synonyms English:   Didelphidae
Tree Number:   B01.050.150.900.649.573.575
Definition English:   New World marsupials of the family Didelphidae. Opossums are omnivorous, largely nocturnal and arboreal MAMMALS, grow to about three feet in length, including the scaly prehensile tail, and have an abdominal pouch in which the young are carried at birth. 
Indexing Annotation English:   possums are indexed under PHALANGERIDAE or specifics
History Note English:   1968 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification EM embryology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PH physiology
PX psychology SU surgery
UR urine VI virology
Record Number:   10073 
Unique Identifier:   D009893 

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