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Incisor

(Science: anatomy) One of the teeth in front of the canines in either jaw; an incisive tooth. See tooth.


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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 ...

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Individual differences in evolution
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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. In many children now, they ...

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

Hi, this is my first post here, so please forgive if it appears ill-informed a friend mentioned recently that certain teeth (lateral incisors I think) are found to be less essential in the course of the evolution and thus changing their shape. Im interested in whether this is true or not, ...

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by zbgnwbrzznsk
Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:16 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Individual differences in evolution
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Elephant: The First Primate?

... elephant are just like ours complete with opposable thumbs. Gomphotherium sp., early elephant ancestor [3.6 - 13.6 mya] still had enamel on its incisors/tusks* which might be an indicator of when our two species diverged. It may be the case that some monkey species split off from the elephant ...

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by Kully
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:15 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Elephant: The First Primate?
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Need help figuring out this skull

... I tried to take a picture of some spiders on their net. And they were quite big :lol: Anyway, back to the problem. It looks, it doesn't have big incisors or canines, so I would guess it's skull of some herbivore or omnivore or something like that ;) But it looks quite small, right? Nevertheless, ...

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by JackBean
Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:00 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help figuring out this skull
Replies: 3
Views: 2684
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