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  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, mammals.
  • adj. Like a mammal.
  • n. Any mammal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Mammalia or mammals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Mammalia or mammals.
  • n. An animal of the class Mammalia; a mammal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
  • adj. of or relating to the class Mammalia

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Examples

  • So, I guess, especially after Vicki Lundblad did her work, which I think was really the first experimental work showing that telomere maintenance was essential for avoiding senescence and therefore all of the other things that would follow from that, it became obvious that a lot of people were going to come into this field and move it forward in mammalian systems and explore the linkage to aging and cancer.

    Jack W. Szostak - Interview

  • Prions are propagated in mammalian brains and not in cell culture used to make vaccines.

    Mad-cow Disease

  • I'd been following developments in mammalian cloning since Dolly, the sheep, was cloned in 1999.

    An Interview with J.R. Lankford

  • Our results provide the first evidence for endogenization of non-retroviral virus-derived elements in mammalian genomes and give novel insights not only into generation of endogenous elements, but also into a role of bornavirus as a source of genetic novelty in its host.

    A New Wrinkle on Parasitic Elements

  • They cite evidence for endogenization of non-retroviral virus-derived elements in mammalian genomes i.e. endogenous Borna-like N elements (EBLN).

    A New Wrinkle on Parasitic Elements

  • Enterodiol and enterolactone are called mammalian lignans because bacteria synthesize these lignans in the mammalian colon from plant lignans.

    Forever Young

  • Melatonin, an ancient hormone which is produced during darkness serves a large number of functions in mammalian bodies (and i suspect other animals as well) and the body's own melatonin can be a useful malignancy fighter.

    dark skies, saving money and fighting global warming

  • Similarly, inserting the moss gene in mammalian cells resulted in reversing some of the losses experienced by animal cells lacking PS function, testifying that the human and moss proteins had an evolutionary conserved function.

    2008 February - Telic Thoughts

  • Capecchi demonstrated that homologous recombination could take place between introduced DNA and the chromosomes in mammalian cells.

    The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release

  • Capecchis research has uncovered the roles of genes involved in mammalian organ development and in the establishment of the body plan.

    The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release

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  • The original, (but eventuallly shelved) title of the musical, Mama Mia.

    April 20, 2009