The dentigerous bones are among the most rapidly developed, although not the first to appear.
In the true branchial arches these take the form of dentigerous plates; but no such plates are found in the Amphibia or Amniota.
A dentigerous cyst appears as a smooth, rounded, and painless swelling, usually in the region of the molar teeth.
The angular and dentary of the lower jaw appear concurrently with the dentigerous bones.
There are three distinct examples of the occiput and fragments of the dentigerous portion of three mandibles.
Except in three dried skeletons, teeth were counted on dentigerous bones in situ.
A, When free swimming, shows the two dentigerous valves widely open.
The dentigerous processes are characteristically large and angular and bear numerous teeth.
In contrast to Osteocephalus, the dentigerous processes of the prevomers are curved, rather than angular in Phrynohyas.
The follicular odontoma, also known as a dentigerous cyst, is derived from the distension of a tooth follicle.
dentigerous den·tig·er·ous (děn-tĭj'ər-əs)
Having or furnished with teeth.