edentate


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edentate

any of the placental mammals that constitute the order Edentata, which inhabit tropical regions of Central and South America. The order includes anteaters, sloths, and armadillos

edentate

[ē′den‚tāt]
(vertebrate zoology)
Lacking teeth.
Any member of the Edentata.
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19,20) In 2009, Misch highlighted the importance of the shape of both the edentate arch and the arch to be restored in diagnosing and planning implants.
It is seen that regarding edentulousness in India 62% of people are edentate either completely or partially due to multiple reasons like periodontal diseases, systemic diseases, and chewing tobacco habits.
Al CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo (UNLP), CEPAVE, CIC, UNLu, Idea Wild, Edentate Conservation Fund (IUCN SSC Edentate Specialist Group) y a la Agencia Nacional de Promocion Cientifica y Tecnologica (BID PICT2010-1412), por el apoyo economico.
All claws edentate, claws of legs I and II clearly smaller than on legs III and IV.
That plus subsistence hunting destroys anteater habitat and reduces their numbers, says John Aguiar, coordinator of the IUCN's edentate specialist group and editor of the scholarly journal Edentata.
The corpses were from the Department of Anatomy of the UFPE, which were divided into three groups: four dentate, two anterior edentate and two total edentate.
Edentate persons were those who reported having lost all their teeth.
Lassila et al also confirmed that the oral edge of the incisive papilla is generally unaltered in the edentate.
Premaxilla with series of conical teeth laterally and band of villiform teeth medially; at anterior end of jaw one or two canine(s) adjacent to patch of very small teeth; symphysis edentate.
In the consult to the literature, we verified adds work referring to the morphologic aspects of the edentate placenta, particularly armadillos and anteaters and with smaller frequency the sloth.
Este estudio fue financiado por la University of New Orleans, Pittsburgh Zoo, y el IUCN Edentate Action Fund; por el CONICET y la UNLP.