Tachyglossidae


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Tachyglossidae

[‚tak·ə′gläs·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of monotreme mammals having relatively large brains with convoluted cerebral hemispheres; comprises the echidnas or spiny anteaters.
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