Definition of Phascogale

1. Noun. Pouched mice.

Exact synonyms: Genus Phascogale
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dasyuridae, Family Dasyuridae, Family Dasyurinae
Member holonyms: Marsupial Mouse, Marsupial Rat, Pouched Mouse



Definition of Phascogale

1. Noun. Any of several Australian dasyurid marsupials, of the genus ''Phascogale'', the males of which die shortly after mating ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phascogale

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pharyngostenosis
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pharyngotome
pharyngotomes
pharyngotomies
pharyngotomy
pharyngotonsillitis
pharyngotympanic
pharyngotympanic groove
pharyngotympanic tube
pharynx
pharynxes
phascogale (current term)
phascogales
phascolome
phascolomes
phase
phase-amplitude contrast
phase-contrast microscope
phase-locked loop
phase-shift keying
phase I
phase II
phase III
phase III clinical trial
phase II block
phase II clinical trial

Literary usage of Phascogale

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1. List of the Osteological Specimens in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1847)
"phascogale penicillata. * Skull. South Australia. Presented by the Hon. ... Skull. From Mr. Gould's collection. The ELEGANT phascogale. phascogale ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"It is very carnivorous, and pursues all small quadrupeds. From Van Dieman's Land. phascogale, Temm. The same number of teeth as the ..."

3. Catalogue of the Bones of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum by Edward Gerrard (1862)
"The phascogale. phascogale penicillata. Temm., Mon. Mamm. ip 58. pi. 7. figs. ... phascogale lanigera. *a. Skull. The ELEGANT phascogale. phascogale ..."

4. Sketches in Natural History: History of the Mammalia by Charles Knight (1849)
"(phascogale penicillata.') This animal, the " Tapoa tafa " of White, is a native of Australia. It is found throughout the colony of New South Wales, ..."

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