- having teeth.
Origin of dentigerous
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In the true branchial arches these take the form of dentigerous plates; but no such plates are found in the Amphibia or Amniota.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
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The dentigerous bones are among the most rapidly developed, although not the first to appear.
The angular and dentary of the lower jaw appear concurrently with the dentigerous bones.
Except in three dried skeletons, teeth were counted on dentigerous bones in situ.
A, When free swimming, shows the two dentigerous valves widely open.
- Having or furnished with teeth.
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