Among the diprotodont types the Phascolomyidae, or Wombats, have a dentition recalling that of the Rodents.
Here is a form of chart for keeping a record of the dentition.
Some other peculiarities of the dentition of the horse must be noticed, as they bear upon what I shall have to say by and by.
The dentition is heterodont in a few reptiles and the majority of mammals.
Thus the dentition was either completely lost, or reduced to tusks as in Dicynodon.
The Ruminantia or Pecora are very uniform as regards their dentition.
The dentition is as in Vespertilio; but the upper incisors are parallel instead of divergent as in that genus.
The Civets and Hyaenas have a dentition allying them closely to the cats.
It seems to lie between the ape and the human type of dentition.
The skull (plates 22-24) and dentition are complete and unbroken.
1610s, "teething, the cutting of teeth," from Latin dentitionem (nominative dentitio) "teething," noun of action from past participle stem of dentire "to cut the teeth," from dentem (nominative dens) "tooth" (see tooth). Meaning "arrangement of teeth" is from 1849.
dentition den·ti·tion (děn-tĭsh'ən)
The natural teeth, considered collectively, in the dental arch.
The type, number, and arrangement of a set of teeth.
The process of growing new teeth; teething.