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Didelphys

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Didelphys (Zoöl) Formerly, any marsupial; but the term is now restricted to an American genus which includes the opossums, of which there are many species. See Opossum. Didelphis See Illustration in Appendix.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n didelphys The typical and leading genus of marsupial implacental mammals of the family Didelphyidœ, containing the American opossums which are not web-footed. The genus formerly covered nearly or quite all the marsupials. The species are terrestrial and arboreal, but not aquatic, the water-opossums being separated under the name Chironectes. The pouch is usually well developed, as in the best-known species, D. virginiana, the common opossum of the United States, but is rudimentary in some of the South American forms. See Didelphyidœ, opossum.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Didelphia

Usage

In literature:

M. Gervais states that the Didelphis crancrivora is found there.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
Didelphis sciurea, Shaw's Zool.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
Didelphis penicillata Shaw 1:3.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
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In news:

British woman Hazel Jones discusses having uterus didelphys .
Hazel Jones, 27, who has uterus didelphys, a condition which gives her two vaginas.
Uterine didelphys is complete uterine nonfusion with 2 uteri and 2 cervices separated by a normal myometrium.
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