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Reproduction in Eutherian Mammals

  1. Colin A Finn

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001857

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How to Cite

Finn, C. A. 2001. Reproduction in Eutherian Mammals. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

The eutherians make up the vast majority of extant mammals. They are all viviparous but vary in details of their ovarian cycle, behaviour, placentation and length of gestation.

Keywords:

  • gametogenesis;
  • implantation;
  • parturition;
  • ovary;
  • blastocyst;
  • lactation;
  • sex;
  • testis;
  • uterus