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Jaw jerk reflex

Definition noun A stretch reflex that manifests as the contraction of the masseter and the temporalis muscles in response to... Read More

Jaw

Jaw 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. Hence, also, the... Read More

Crocodilia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A taxonomic order that includes the crocodilian species Supplement The order Crocodilia is... Read More

Multicuspid tooth

multicuspid tooth --> molar tooth A tooth having a somewhat quadrangular crown with four or five cusps on the grinding... Read More

Teeth

teeth --> tooth Pl> teeth . OE. Toth,tooth, AS. T; akin to OFries. Tth, OS. & D. Tand, OHG. Zang, zan, G. Zahn,... Read More

Distal occlusion

Definition noun A type of malocclusion wherein the buccal groove first molar teeth of lower jaw are distally positioned from... Read More

Distoclusion

Definition noun A type of malocclusion wherein the buccal groove first molar teeth of lower jaw are distally positioned from... Read More

Mammal

Definition noun, plural: mammals Any of the endothermic vertebrates belonging to class Mammalia, which are identifiable by... Read More

Mandible

Mandible The jaw bone. The lower Jawbone in vertebrates; it is hinged to open the mouth.The 'jaw' of vertebrates responsible... Read More

Crocodile

Definition noun, plural: crocodiles Any of the amphibious reptile species of the subfamily Crocodylinae Supplement The... Read More

Sphenodon guntheri

Definition The tuatara species of the genus Sphenodon that inhabits one small island of New Zealand, i.e. Brothers... Read More

Tuatara

Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More

The 13th Element: The Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus

The 13th Element: The Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus  ... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Alligator

Definition noun, plural: alligators A large crocodilian species of the subfamily Alligatorinae Supplement Alligatoridae is a... Read More

Placentalia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia characterized primarily by their fetus being carried in the... Read More

Maxillectomy

Definition noun Surgical removal or resection of the maxilla or upper jaw bone. Supplement Maxillectomy may be total or... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

How Everything Works: Making Physics Out of the Ordinary

How Everything Works: Making Physics Out of the Ordinary      ... Read More

Cuspid tooth

Cuspid tooth --> canine tooth (Science: dentistry) a tooth having a crown of thick conical shape and a long, slightly... Read More

Splanchnocranium

Definition noun, plural: splanchnocrania The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches... Read More

Congenital sutural alopecia

Congenital sutural alopecia --> dyscephalia mandibulo-oculofacialis a syndrome of bony anomalies of the calvaria, face,... Read More

Neutroclusion

Definition noun A type of malocclusion characterized by normal bite and the anteroposterior relationship between the first... Read More

Baleen

Baleen (Science: zoology) plates or blades of whalebone, from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in... Read More

Homo neanderthalensis

Definition noun Species of primitive human beings that lived between 28,000 and 300,000 years ago. Various specimens of... Read More

Muscle tonus

Definition noun (1) The muscle in a steady partially contracted state caused by the successive flow of nerve... Read More

Bud stage

Definition noun (dentistry) The first stage in a developing tooth where a tooth bud forms from the dental... Read More

Muscle tone

Definition noun (1) The muscle in a steady partially contracted state caused by the successive flow of nerve... Read More

Visceral cranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Viscerocranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Canine tooth

Canine tooth (Science: dentistry) a tooth having a crown of thick conical shape and a long, slightly flattened conical root;... Read More

Homo sapiens

Definition noun The species group of bipedal hominins characterized by having higher and vertical forehead, brain volume of... Read More

Chelicera

Definition noun, plural: chelicerae Either of the first set of appendages of the chelicerates (e.g. arachnids, horseshoe... Read More

Monotreme

Definition noun (zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata Supplement The class... Read More

Mammalogy

Definition noun A branch of biology that is concerned with the study of mammals Supplement In biology, mammalogy is a branch... Read More

Vibrissa

Definition noun, plural: vibrissae (1) A whisker of an animal, e.g. cat (2) A long, slender, bristle-like feather at the... Read More

Patellar reflex

Definition noun, plural: patellar reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the anterior muscles of the thigh contracts by reflex as... Read More

Achilles reflex

Definition noun, plural: Achilles reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the foot jerks towards the plantar surface by reflex as... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Anchors

Anchor splint a splint used for fracture of the jaw, with wires around teeth and a rod to hold it in... Read More