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Monotreme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The key anatomical difference between monotremes and other mammals is what lends the animals their name; monotreme means “single opening” in Greek, derived from ...

Monotremes - UCMP

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Berkeley's introduction to monotremes, with information about their fossil record, biology, systematics, ecology and morphology.

Monotreme | Definition of Monotreme by Merriam-Webster

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Medical Definition of monotreme: any mammal (as a platypus) of the order Monotremata. Learn More about monotreme.

Monotreme | Define Monotreme at Dictionary.com

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noun 1. any animal of the Monotremata, the most primitive order of mammals, characterized by certain birdlike and reptilian features, as hatching young from eggs, and ...

monotreme | mammal | Britannica.com

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Monotreme (order Monotremata), short-beaked echidna Kristi L. Bowman any member of the egg-laying mammalian order Monotremata, which includes the amphibious platypus ...

Monotreme - New World Encyclopedia

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Monotremes are egg-laying mammals of the order Monotremata, the only order in Subclass Monotremata (or Prototheria). Monotremes represent one of the three major ...

Monotreme - definition of monotreme by The Free Dictionary

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mon·o·treme (mŏn′ə-trēm′) n. Any of various egg-laying mammals of the order Monotremata of Australia and New Guinea, whose only living members are the ...

What is a Monotreme?

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A monotreme is a rare sort of mammal found in Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea. The reason they are so rare is that they lay eggs! This group includes the ...

Monotremes: EnchantedLearning.com

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Monotremes are the most primitive mammals. There are three species of monotremes, the duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus) and two spiny anteaters, or echidnas ...

Monotreme - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Evolution. Monotremes are derived from earlier mammals than the marsupials and eutherians, but their fossil record is poor. The time at which the monotreme line ...