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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
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edentate

[ē′den‚tāt]
(vertebrate zoology)
Lacking teeth.
Any member of the Edentata.
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Human plasma with potassium edentate (K-EDTA) as an anticoagulant was obtained from South African National Blood Services, Port Elizabeth.
This procedure requires careful medical supervision because chelating agents such as edentate calcium disodium or CaNa2EDTA are used to rapidly reduce the amount of lead stored in the body (Roper, Houk, Falk, & Binder, 1991).
INCI name: titanium dioxide (and) aqua (and) glycerin (and) alumina (and) sodium polyacrylate (and) phenoxyethanol (and) sodium edentate (and) silica (and) sodium polyphosphate
The prevalence of edentate persons (i.e., those who have lost all their natural teeth) ranged from 13% in Hawaii and California to 42% in Kentucky.
Description of the osteology of the extinct gravigrade edentate, Megalonyx, with observations on its ontogeny, phylogeny and functional anatomy.
This slow-paced edentate roamed the steppes of Patagonia during the last ice age.
But how, the frustrated Alton explains, "could a poor edentate like myself articulate a word?"(25) Unable to speak, Alton places his huge bulk beneath the tree and, at the expense of his own life, saves George.
It was reported in several researches that silicon based impression material for instance putty elastomers are most accurate and dimension stable impressions material is dentistry.3 Also there is another impression material which is muco-compressive, thermoplastics and frequently used in dentistry to record primary impression and also secondary impression for detail record of oral cavity borders.1 An impression material name alginate is actually famous impression material of partially edentate patients but on some occasions it can be used in complete denture as well.4 According to the Oxford English Dictionary, an impression is an imprint produced by 'the pressure of one thing upon or into the surface of another'.
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.
11); fovea indistinct; clypeus narrow; sternum shield-shaped, longer than wide, with brown or transparent hairs along edge; mouthparts with endites long with rounded tips, longer than wide; labium and endites with scattered short hairs or setae; cheliceral furrow edentate; dorsal surfaces of chelicerae with variable number of short, thick, erect setae.