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1. Synonym(s): scrotum
2. Obsolete. A pouch or sac; for example, in marsupials.
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n. pl. marsu·pia (-pē-ə)
1. An external pouch or fold on the abdomen of most female marsupials, containing the mammary glands and in which the young continue to develop after leaving the uterus.
2. A temporary pouch in certain fishes, amphibians, and invertebrates in which eggs are carried until hatched. Also called brood pouch.
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marsupium(1) An obsolete synonym for scrotum.
(2) The pouch of marsupials.
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marsupiumthe pouch of a MARSUPIAL mammal.
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