noun, plural den·ta·ries. Zoology.
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The splenial also curves medially, and as stated, meets the dentary in a straight suture.
In the surangular part, immediately posterior to the end of the dentary, is the large surangular foramen.
Ventrally, the posterior part of the dentary underlies the splenial, which is set in a median trench within the dentary.
The 10 palatine teeth are almost uniform in size; the dentary bears 19 teeth that decrease in size posteriorly.Systematic Status of the Colubrid Snake, Leptodeira discolor Gunther|William E. Duellman
Small teeth occur on the palatine and the pterygoid in the upper jaw and on the dentary in the lower jaw.