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synonyms for edentate

  • aardvark
  • anteater
  • armadillo
  • sloth
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How to use edentate in a sentence

No hylid genus is edentate, and none has either T-shaped terminal phalanges or the unusual dorsal spinules.
SYSTEMATIC STATUS OF A SOUTH AMERICAN FROG, ALLOPHRYNE RUTHVENI GAIGEJOHN D. LYNCH
Armadillo, rm-a-dil′o, n. a small American edentate quadruped, having its body armed with bands of bony plates:—pl.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
The Glyptodon was a mailed edentate, eight feet long, resembling the little armadillo.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
Edentate animals, such as the sloth, are without teeth, or at least are without the incisors.
ORTHOGRAPHYELMER W. CAVINS
I observe that Rudolphi distinctly refers to this edentate as the tamandua.
PARASITEST. SPENCER COBBOLD
The simplest type is a smooth edentate surface where the two valves meet and are held together only by the strong ligament.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The fore-limb is decidedly Edentate-like; but it is the foot which presents the strongest likenesses to that order.
THE CAMBRIDGE NATURAL HISTORY, VOL X., MAMMALIAFRANK EVERS BEDDARD
The palatines are edentate, but bear strong ridges throughout their lengths.
NEOTROPICAL HYLID FROGS, GENUS SMILISCAWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
An example of this form is furnished by another Edentate, Tatusia peba, the nine-banded armadillo (Fig. 358).
THE ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN PERITONEUM AND ABDOMINAL CAVITYGEORGE. S. HUNTINGTON
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WORDS RELATED TO EDENTATE

  • ant bear
  • anteater
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  • farrow
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