Definition of Theria in English:

Theria

Line breaks: The¦ria
Pronunciation: /ˈθɪərɪə
 
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noun

Zoology
A major group of mammals that comprises the marsupials and placentals. Compare with Prototheria.
  • Subclass Theria, class Mammalia
More example sentences
  • It is therefore puzzling that such adaptations appear to have a limited distribution within the Theria.

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek thēria 'wild animals'.

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