dentary


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dentary

(ˈdɛntərɪ) anatomy
n, pl -ries
a bone in the lower jaw of non-mammalian vertebrates, which holds the teeth
adj
dental
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1999) and yielding a hadrosaur dentary, is a synonym of "Fontllonga R" of LopezMartinez (2003).
Teeth in lower jaw: teeth in outer row curved, conical, wide-set, covering anterior end of dentary only, three to four inner rows of smaller conical teeth anteriorly and two to three rows posteriorly, innermost row of teeth enlarged and larger than teeth in outer row, with largest teeth just behind bend in dentary.
The following anatomical elements were primarily used for identification: the premaxilla, dentary, maxilla, articular, and quadrate.
By 10 mm BL, premaxilla and dentary bones were covered with caniniform teeth.
Dentary with an outer row of moderate canines, slightly larger anteriorly; an irregular series of slightly smaller teeth behind outer row on anterior half of dentary.
Uncommonly large dentary canines used primarily in defense and intraspecific competition characterize Plagiotremus, one of five Nemophini genera.
Cephalic lateralis system comprising lachrymal with four pores; short, tubular first postlachrymal infraorbital with terminal pores, followed by long, tubular, curved infraorbital with median and terminal pores; short, tubular dermosphenotic with terminal pores; three pterotic pores, each shared with dermosphenotic, preorbital and lateral extrascapular; posttemporal with posterior external pore and internal opening to lateral extrascapular; medial extrascapular with terminal pores, ventral pore shared with lateral extrascapular; four dentary pores, posteriormost toward anguloarticular from which lateralis canal absent; six preopercular pores; three supraorbital pores; terminal nasal pores; and simple coronalis pore.
Most of the posterior half part of a right hemimandible is preserved, including the postglenoid area (PGA), the major part of the angular and a small portion of the postsplenial, and the dentary lacking the anterior part.
These were the sagittal otolith (OTO), as well as the interhyal (INTE), hypobranchial 3 (HYPO), pharyngobranchial 2 (PHAR), angular (ANGU), quadrate (QUAD), and the dentary (DENT).
Sucre, Venezuela TABLE 1 Total and standard lenght, mouth width, relation of mouth with standard lenght and head lenght, protrusion of the pre-maxillary and dentary in 21 individuals of Micropogonias furnieri, from the Puerto Santo Morro, Sucre State, Venezuela Medida Intervalo [bar]X [sigma] Longitud total (Lt, cm) 36.
Teeth in outer row of lower jaw wide-set, enlarged, reaching to anterior half of jaw, with single tooth at angle of dentary on each side largest; 1-3 inner rows of small teeth; innermost row slightly enlarged; teeth just behind angle of jaw slightly larger than other teeth in row.