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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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Cenozoic gravigrade edentates of western North America, with special reference to the Pleistocene Megalonychinae and Mylodontidae of Rancho la Brea.
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.
Systematics, distribution, ecology, and conservation of South American edentates, p.
Because this area borders the interface between two significant biota it is rich in species, with at least 16 native species of rodents plus various carnivores, three bats, two edentates, and three ungulates.
Systematics, distribution, ecology, and conservation of South American edentates. Pp: 345-375, en: Mammalian Biology in South America (MA Mares y HH Genoways, eds.).
All belong to a group of mammals taxonomists have classified as edentates or animals "without teeth." That's a misnomer, actually, since only anteaters truly lack teeth.
1982 Systematics, distribution, ecology, and conservation of south american edentates. En Mammalian Biology in South America, editado por M.A.
sent (OED scent) + -lesse, eg scentless 1605q SENESCERE Chambers senescent (Latin) EDENTATES OED edentate noun NERTERIUS Cambarus nerterius eruca, ITISa ENTERPONE OED STERCOLIN Web2 CARPOLITE OED ETIOLIPES Camponotus etiolipes floridus, ITISa REUNITERS OED erunite ESSENESSE Palindromicon II TAPADEROS OED tapadero noun AGREEMONY OED PROGNOSED OED prognose vb AEGROTARE Chambers aegrotat (Latin) DENOMINAL OED EMOTIVITY OED emotive 2c ROSANILIN Stedman ONERATING OED onerate vb, also in Web1 under onerate SYDELYNGE OED sideling