How to use Carnassial in a sentence

carnassial
  • With the single exception of the Indian sloth-bear, all the species have forty-two teeth, of which the incisors and canines closely resemble those of purely carnivorous mammals; while the molars, and especially the one known as the " sectorial " or " carnassial," have their surfaces tuberculated so as to adapt.

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  • Cats, with their needle-like incisors and carnassial teeth, typically cause puncture wounds.

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  • Carnassial teeth often cause puncture wounds when a cat bites a human.

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