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Flashcards in Mammels Deck (23):
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Mammary Glands

Organ in female mammels that produces mlik to feed young offspring

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Diaphragm

Shallow, dome-shaped cup with a flexible rim

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Endothermic

Dependent on or capable of the internal generation of heat

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Hair

Protein filament that grows from follicies found in the dermis or skin

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Incisors

Narrow edged tooth at the front of the mouth , adapted for cutting

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Canines (the teeth)

Relatively long, pointed teeth

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Molars

Most posterior and most complicated kind of tooth in most mammals

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Sexual Reproduction

Formation of new individual following the union of 2 gametes

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Placenta

Temporary organ that joins the mother and fetus, transferring oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and permitting the release of carbon-dioxide and waste products from the fetus

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Gestation Period

A fetus develops bieginning with fertilization and ending at birth

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Anteaters, Armidilos, Sloths ( one group )

Specialist Group

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Insectivores

Carnivorous plant that eats insects

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Rodents

Upper teeth, and lower jaw
Ex. Mice, Rats, Chipmunks

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Rabbits, Hares, Pikas (one group)

Legamorphs`

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Flying Mammels

Mammals that have wings

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Carnivores

Sharp, pointed teeth for tearing flesh

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Trunk-nosed Mammals

One mammal is the elephant. The trunk is actually a nose, and mouth that is very stretched out

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Hoofed Mammals

2 subgroups, the odd toed, and even toed group. They all have horns, and sometimes they shed

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Cetaceans

Biggest marine animals, and the most largest creatures

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Manatees, and Dugongs

Large, fully aquatic, and mostly herbivores, known as sea cows. Medium sized marine animal.

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Primates

Monkeys, chimpanzees, and gorillas

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Montremes

Lays eggs, instead of giving birth, ex. marsupials, and placental mammals

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Marsuprials

Inflaclass of mammals, also carry young in a pouch