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Lower jaw

Lower jaw --> mandible

The jaw bone. The lower Jawbone in vertebrates; it is hinged to open the mouth.


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

I will go ahead and make the assertion that there is some serious deformation 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 ...

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

It's about two inches from the front teeth to the back

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by benchambers
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:00 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
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Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

Found this in the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge in La Paz County, Arizona, USA. It was on a mountainside right next to the Colorado River. I've never seen anything like it and I am hoping someone can identify it for me.

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by benchambers
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:00 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
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Diffusion

... gas always diffuses from an area of high partial pressure to an area of lower partial pressure. Am I on the right track or does that seem too vague? ... their mouth and over the gill arches using coordinated movements of the jaw and operculum (gill covers) for the ventilation. Each gill arch has ...

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by killian07
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:23 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion
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Question about nerves.

... its when I eat, sometimes its just there even if I'm not pressing my jaw together. And it only occurs on the left side of my lower jaw, around the corner of my mouth.

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by Draco
Tue Oct 27, 2009 6:51 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about nerves.
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