Dental-formula Sentence Examples
Its dental formula (as that of Tragulus) is i., c. m.1 =34.
The dental formula is i.
The dental formula varies from 1, c. $, 3 (total 28) in the hares and rabbits to i.
Possibly the European forms, in which the dental formula has been given as i., c. S, p, m.
Titanotherium, of the Oligocene of the Dakotas and neighbouring districts, was a huge beast, with the hinder upper premolars similar in character to the molars, a pair of horn-cores, arising from the maxilla, overhanging the nose-cavity, four front and three hind toes, only twenty dorso-lumbar vertebrae, and an almost continuous and unbroken series of teeth, in which the canines are short; the dental formula being i.Advertisement
For instance, according to the older view, the dental formula in the thylacine or Tasmanian wolf is i., c, i, p. 3, m.
In the "native cats," or dasyures, constituting the genus Dasyurus, the dental formula is i.
Sminthopsis includes several very small species, with the same dental formula as Phascologale, but distinguished from that genus by the narrowness of the hind foot, in which the first toe is present, and the granulated or hairy (in place of broad, smooth and naked) soles.
The longest known is Diprotodon, an animal of the size of a rhinoceros, with a dental formula of i.