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


Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More


File 1. A steel instrument, having cutting ridges or teeth, made by indentation with a chisel, used for abrading or... Read More


Omnivore Definition Omnivores are animals that include both plant and animal matter in their normal diet. They differ from... Read More


Definition noun, plural: dentures (1) Artificial teeth to replace one or the entire set of lost teeth (2) A set of teeth,... Read More


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


saw An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc, consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel,... Read More

Flehmen response

Definition noun A behavior in certain animals wherein the animal curls back the upper lip thereby exposing the front teeth,... Read More


Definition noun Removable artificial teeth to replace many or the whole set of lost teeth in upper or lower... Read More


In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Succedaneous tooth

Definition noun, plural: succedaneous teeth Any of the permanent teeth replacing a deciduous tooth. Supplement Examples of... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More


molar (Science: mechanics) Of or pertaining to a mass of matter; said of the properties or motions of masses, as... Read More

Humans are Omnivores

Introduction There are a number of popular myths about vegetarianism that have no scientific basis in fact. One of these... Read More


Calculus a calcium salt concretion which forms on your teeth. Calculus deposits form on the teeth in areas which you do not... Read More


Aves (Science: ornithology, zoology) The class of vertebrata that includes the birds. aves, or birds, have a complete double... Read More


rack 1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More

Essig splint

Essig splint a stainless steel wire passed labially and lingually around a segment of the dental arch and held in position... Read More


worm 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came a... Read More


plate 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a... Read More

Dental cuticle

Dental cuticle --> enamel cuticle The primary enamel cuticle, consisting of two extremely thin layers (the inner one... Read More


Lamprey (Science: zoology) An eel-like marsipobranch of the genus petromyzon, and allied genera. The lampreys have a round,... Read More


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


pavement That with which anythingis paved; a floor or covering of solid material, laid so as to make a hard and convenient... Read More


ratchet 1. A pawl, click, or detent, for holding or propelling a ratchet wheel, or ratch, etc. 2. A mechanism composed of a... Read More

Edge-to-edge occlusion

Definition noun The upper and lower teeth edges meet, especially when the teeth are in central occlusion Supplement In some... Read More


Edge 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. I must edge up on a... Read More


Teeth in mammals found in between the molars and canines that grind food down before swallowing.premolar (Science: anatomy)... Read More

End-to-end bite

Definition noun An occlusion in which the maxillary and mandibular teeth edges meet, particularly when the teeth are in... Read More


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


peristome 1. (Science: botany) The fringe of teeth around the orifice of the capsule of mosses. It consists of 4, 8, 16, 32,... Read More


snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Omnivorous diet

Definition noun A type of diet in which both animal and plant matter are the main food source Supplement An omnivorous diet... Read More

End-to-end occlusion

Definition noun The upper and lower teeth edges meet, particularly when the teeth are in central occlusion Supplement In... Read More

Mental impression

mental impression --> impression 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp,... Read More

Edge-to-edge bite

Definition noun The upper and lower teeth edges meet while teeth are in central occlusion Supplement Synonym(s):edge-to-edge... Read More

Ameranthropoides loysi

"Ameranthropoides loysi" (otherwise known as de Loys' Ape) is the unofficial name for a large primate supposedly... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More


Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More


Impressions (Science: dentistry) The first step in making a model of your teeth. You bite into a container filled with... Read More