Definición de dentary en inglés:

dentary

Saltos de línea: den|tary
Pronunciación: /ˈdɛnt(ə)ri
 
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sustantivo (plural dentaries)

Zoology
  • The anterior bone of the lower jaw which bears the teeth. In mammals it forms the whole of the lower jaw (or mandible).
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    • Associated remains found with this skeleton consist of acid - etched vertebrae and a fragmentary dentary from juvenile hadrosaur dinosaurs.
    • During mammalian evolution, the lower jaw became just one bone, the dentary, with the articular no longer attached to the lower jaw.
    • Mammals are unique among extant vertebrates in possessing a lower jaw formed by a single bony element, the dentary.

Origen

mid 19th century: from late Latin dentarius, from Latin dens, dent- 'tooth'.

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