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Introduction: Opossum

Description of Opossum

Opossum: small to medium sized omnivorous marsupials; marsupium is rudimentary or well developed; tail prehensile and naked for at least part of its length; crepuscular and nocturnal; may be terrestrial, aboreal, or semiaquatic.
Source: CRISP

Opossum: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Opossum: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Opossum:

  • Didelphidae

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Broader terms for Opossum

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Opossum can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Opossum

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