In a diverse fashion
- without reference to particular details or exceptions
- in a broad style
- In an extensive way.
(adv.) In an extensive manner.
Near affinity; and while more nearly related to the Marsupialia (q.v.), in which an imperfect allantoic placenta is sometimes developed, it is broadly distinguished therefrom by the invariable presence of a functional placenta by the aid of which the foetus is nourished throughout the greater portion of intra-uterine life.