dental formula n.
Tabular representation of the number of deciduous and permanent teeth in the jaw.
In Phoca the dental formula is as in the last, but the teeth are smaller and more pointed.
The dental formula of the Slow-Lemurs is the same as given above for the family generally.
The dental formula is as in the last genus, but the teeth "are more insectivorous in their character."
The dental formula is as in Dasyurus, and the teeth are not very different in form; sometimes the last premolar is wanting.
It also differs in the dental formula, which is for the molars Pm 4/3 M 2/1.
The dental formula is known, and is complete save for the loss of one incisor above and below, and one premolar above.
In the genus Nimravus the dental formula is still further reduced.
dental formula quite complete; the molars brachyodont and bunodont.
Its dental formula is peculiar by reason chiefly of the reduction of the lower incisors.
In the more typical species the dental formula is the same as in Microgale, that is to say, there are 40 teeth.