Mar*su"pi*um (?), n.; pl. Marsupia (#). [L., a pouch], Anat. & Zool. (a)
The pouch, formed by a fold of the skin of the abdomen, in which marsupials carry their young; also, a pouch for similar use in other animals, as certain Crustacea.
The pecten in the eye of birds and reptiles. See Pecten.
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