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Descriptor English: Marsupialia
Descriptor Spanish: Marsupiales
Descriptor Portuguese: Marsupiais
Descriptor French: Marsupialia
Entry term(s): Marsupial
Marsupials
Metatheria
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.573
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008394
Scope note: An infraclass of MAMMALS, also called Metatheria, where the young are born at an early stage of development and continue to develop in a pouch (marsupium). In contrast to Eutheria (placentals), marsupials have an incomplete PLACENTA.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS ID: 8566
Unique ID: D008394
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Marsupialia - Preferred
Concept UI M0013069
Scope note An infraclass of MAMMALS, also called Metatheria, where the young are born at an early stage of development and continue to develop in a pouch (marsupium). In contrast to Eutheria (placentals), marsupials have an incomplete PLACENTA.
Preferred term Marsupialia
Entry term(s) Marsupial
Marsupials
Metatheria



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