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Incisor

A tooth for cutting or gnawing; located in the front of the mouth in both jaws.incisor

(Science: anatomy) One of the teeth in front of the canines in either jaw; an incisive tooth. See tooth. Teeth found in mammals, specialised for biting.


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Re: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... of the jaw. It's been awhile but I do see what I would call carnassials which would make it a carnivore, assuming that they are carnassials. Incisor count eliminates marsupial so if I had to guess it would be a small fox or cat. I'm not for sure what you have in Arizona but it is just a guess. ...

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by Grisner
Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:49 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
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