marsupium


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mar·su·pi·um

(mar-sū'pē-ŭm),
1. Synonym(s): scrotum
2. Obsolete. A pouch or sac; for example, in marsupials.
[L. pouch]

marsupium

(mär-so͞o′pē-əm)
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.

marsupium

(1) An obsolete synonym for scrotum.
(2) The pouch of marsupials.

marsupium

the pouch of a MARSUPIAL mammal.
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marsupium, prepared as per the method of Rajasekharan et al., 1976, gave a yield of 23% (11.52 g from 50 g sun-dried powder).
"As our research on Pterocarpus marsupium extract confirmed traditional usage and we began to anticipate future demand for the extract, we became concerned that demand could quickly decimate available supplies," said Shaheen Majeed, Sabinsa's worldwide president.
For Fonseca and D'Incao [16], the size of the first mature stage of the species in Lagoa dos Patos is attained approximately two months after leaving the marsupium (L 50 = 6.6 mm), indicating the high investment that precedes the process of reproduction.
Sanders et al., "Selective COX-2 inhibition by a Pterocarpus marsupium extract characterized by pterostilbene, and its activity in healthy human volunteers," Planta Medica, vol.
Females of Riggia paranensis Szidat (1948) (Cymothoidae) reproduce throughout the year, but show higher percentages of embryos (90%) developing in the marsupium during the spring-summer (Lima et al., 2007).
* Vijayasar (Pterocarpus marsupium) in the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus--a flexible dose multicentric trial
the child, her lap a honey possum's marsupium: their heads
Antichol; a polyherbal formulation containing extracts of several medicinal plants including Commiphora mukul, Curcuma longa, Emblica officinalis, Terminalia arjuna, Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Garcinia cambojia and Ptreocarpus marsupium have been reported earlier by many researchers.
In vitro propagation of Indian Kino (Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb.) using Thidiazuron.
Once juveniles were released from the marsupium, they were also sheltering and grazing on blade tissues inside and outside the female's nest.
Effect of feeding aqueous extract of Petrocarpus marsupium on glycogen content of tissues and the key enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism.