Definition of Macropus

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Macropodidae: typical kangaroos and wallabies.




Definition of Macropus

1. n. A genus of marsupials including the common kangaroo.

Medical Definition of Macropus

1. Genus of marsupials including the common kangaroo. Origin: NL. See Macropod. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macropus

macropolycyte
macropore
macropores
macroporous
macroprism
macroprisms
macroprogramming
macropromyelocyte
macroprosopia
macroprosopous
macroprudential
macropsia
macropsy
macropteres
macropterous
macropus (current term)
macropyramid
macropyramids
macroradical
macroradicals
macrorealism
macrorealist
macrorealistic
macroreality
macroreentrant
macroregion
macroregional
macroregions
macrorestriction map
macrorhinia

Literary usage of Macropus

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"Subsequently, Cope described this extinct cormorant and named it Graculus macropus.1 Several years afterwards, under the name Phalacrocorax macro- pus, ..."

2. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1807)
"It appears to be a very distinct species from the first discovered one, which Dr. Shaw in his General Zoology* has named macropus major, differing from that ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1892)
"The specimens used were (a) the head of a macropus giganteus; total length ... (fc) The head of another macropus of larger size; the distance from snout to ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Hyps, minor; macropus minor, Shaw; White, Bot. ... only differs from the third in the absence of all canini whatsoever, it is the macropus, Shaw. ..."

5. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Head of macropus ... (PZS 1870, p. 126.) 644. macropus robustas, Gould. Great Wallaroo. Л. Australia. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"An undescribed species was announced as most common in Alabama aside from G. macropus and G. ... macropus ..."

7. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"Microscopical Anatomy of the Common Cedar-Apple (Gymnosporangium macropus).1 BY ELMER SANFORD. With Plate XIII. '"T^HIS species of cedar-apple originates in ..."

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