Types of dentition in mammals

Types of dentition in mammals

The dentition of different species of mammals reflect their feeding habits.

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mammal, dentition, dentition types, tooth, molar, incisor, canine, tusk, shrew, dog, horse, swine, tuberous, grinder teeth, carnassial tooth, gumós zápfog, sharp molar, occlusal surface, omnivorous, insectivore, predator, herbivore, animal, vertebrates, biology

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Types of dentition

  • omnivore dentition
  • insectivore dentition
  • carnivore dentition
  • herbivore dentition
  • domestic pig
  • bicoloured shrew
  • domestic dog
  • domestic horse
  • molar with rounded cusps
  • sharp molar
  • carnassial tooth
  • ridged molar

Dentition of omnivores

  • domestic pig
  • fang
  • molar with rounded cusps
  • molar with rounded cusps

Dentition of insectivores

  • bicoloured shrew
  • incisor
  • sharp molar
  • sharp molar

Dentition of carnivores

  • domestic dog
  • incisor
  • canine tooth
  • carnassial tooth
  • carnassial tooth

Dentition of herbivores

  • domestic horse
  • incisor
  • ridged molar
  • ridged molar

Molar tooth

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