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How To Use edentulous In A Sentence

  • In Caudipteryx, four procumbent teeth are present in each premaxilla, but the rest of the skull is edentulous. Archive 2006-07-01
  • If the edentulous and presumably less carnivorous theropods are considered as part of the predator guild, then total species diversity is similar in both mammalian and theropod guilds.
  • Results: The deviation and stress distribution of the edentulous jaws and the base plates were obtained.
  • There was our letter printed in full, and below it was the epoch-making decision of the Government: "A special ration of soft food may be issued to edentulous persons in famine camps. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 12, 1919
  • The two intermediate species are estimated to weigh between 200 and 500 kg and include Maleevosaurus novojilovi, a carnivore, and Gallimimus bullatus, an edentulous putative omnivore.
  • Statistics Canada reported recently that the number of Canadians who are now "edentulous," as dentists like to say, has fallen off greatly in recent years. CTV News RSS Feed
  • 'edentulous' considerable latitude may be permitted, and is indeed desirable, so that it may in practice be applied to many individuals who, according to meticulous physiological standards, should not be so classified. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 12, 1919
  • The jaws are entirely edentulous and the tightly coiled cochlear canal indicates specialized high-frequency hearing. Archive 2006-04-01
  • The edentulous anterior portion of the mandible is approximately half as thick as the tooth-bearing region.
  • Bizarre long-tailed, robust-jawed Jeholornis (almost certainly synonymous with Shenzhouraptor, and perhaps with Jixiangornis too), known from stomach contents to have eaten seeds at least occasionally, has just three very small teeth at each lower jaw tip (Zhou & Zhang 2002): the upper jaw was edentulous. The war on parasites: an oviraptorosaur’s eye view
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