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Dentition

Dentition

(Science: dentistry) The teeth in the dental arch, ordinarily used to designate the natural teeth in position in their alveoli.

Origin: L. Dentitio


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Re: Individual differences in evolution

Hello unpronounsable, Aren't you sure which teeth? The lateral incisors are about the least important teeth in the dentition of any animal, therefore, they may well be subject to more rapid changes than the more important teeth. I think it is these teeth that grow displaced and ...

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Individual differences in evolution
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Views: 2510

Re: Individual differences in evolution

Hello unpronounsable, Aren't you sure which teeth? The lateral incisors are about the least important teeth in the dentition of any animal, therefore, they may well be subject to more rapid changes than the more important teeth. In many children now, they grow displaced and protrude ...

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:56 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Individual differences in evolution
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Views: 2510

Re: Digestive System Evolution

... to develop a cecal valve when placed in a different environment -something that in their kind of animal, is rare. They developed different diet, dentition, jaws, skulls, social behaviours, and gut, in a time frame that defies conventional wisdom. It could be a different phenome without necessarily ...

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by Crucible
Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:58 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
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Re: Why have rodents been so successful?

... makes them so well adapted even with faced with animals specifically adapted to the environment in question. It has not yet been mentioned but the dentition and internal development must have also played a very significant role in rodent success.

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by Chroma
Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:51 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why have rodents been so successful?
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SENI biometric analysisextinct Scincidae Genus Macroscincus

... occupied the southern group of Cape Verde islands (Carrenza et al.,2001). Both were large Scincids of a somewhat herbivorous nature (based on dentition). The Cape Verde Islands were denuded some five hundred years ago with importation of domestic animals. Working with an extant living relative, ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: SENI biometric analysisextinct Scincidae Genus Macroscincus
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Views: 2977
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