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e·den·tu·lous

(ē-den'tyū-lŭs),
Toothless, having lost the natural teeth.
Synonym(s): agomphious, edentate
[L. edentulus, toothless]

edentate

(ē-dĕn′tāt′)
adj.
Lacking teeth.

e·den·tu·lous

(ē-den'tyū-lŭs)
Toothless, having lost the natural teeth.
Synonym(s): edentate.
[L. edentulus, toothless]

edentate

any of the placental mammals that constitute the order Edentata. Edentates are primitive mammals, lacking teeth or having only peg-like teeth from which enamel is absent, for example, sloths, anteaters, armadillos.

e·den·tu·lous

(ē-den'tyū-lŭs)
Toothless, having lost the natural teeth.
Synonym(s): agomphious, edentate.
[L. edentulus, toothless]

edentate

1. an animal without teeth, e.g. giant anteater.
2. used in the proper sense a member of the animal order Edentata, including anteaters and sloths.
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The objective of this tomographic study was to determine the prevalent shape and size of residual ridges in edentate patients who consulted the UniCIEO Diagnostic Center between 2010 and 2012.
Single tooth or more than one tooth missing was reported under edentate status.
In five states (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Wisconsin), [less than]20% of persons were edentate; in three states (Kentucky, Louisiana, and West Virginia), [greater than]40% were edentate.
Therefore, we can affirm that the placenta of other edentate resembles each other anatomically to the sloth, in your format discoid, receiving the classification with relationship to your format of placenta discoid.
Also, like other Central American late Pleistocene mammal assemblages, the El Hatillo mammals are almost all large edentates and ungulates, and are a nearly equal mixture of South American (glyptodonts, sloths, toxodonts) and North American (horses, peccaries, deer, proboscideans) immigrants.
dominating in the vertebrate host macrophages, and includes reptiles, rodents, canids, edentates, marsupials, equas, procynoids, ungulates and also primates (Bray 1974).
Since a 2001 rule change, what is the minimum edentates.