[roh-den-shuh, -shee-uh, -tee-uh]
- the order comprising the rodents.
Origin of Rodentia
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All gnawing creatures, belonging to the Glirine or Rodentia order.Heads and Tales
In Rodentia the shoulder girdle is of a rather primitive type.
They seem to connect together the Ungulata, Rodentia, and Carnivora.
Thirdly, the relation of the living Edentata and Rodentia to the extinct species.Life of Charles Darwin
G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
Canine teeth are present in the majority of mammals, but are absent without a single exception from the jaws of the Rodentia.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard