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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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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.
For their part, males have internal testes and, in some edentates, small penises with no glans.
As unusual as modern edentates may be, they pale in comparison with some of their extinct relatives.
Systematics, distribution, ecology and conservation of the South American Edentates.
Pterigodermatites (Paucipectines) (Nematoda: Rictulariidae) includes five parasites species from edentates, marsupials, and cricetid rodents.
Este estudio fue financiado por la University of New Orleans, Pittsburgh Zoo, y el IUCN Edentate Action Fund; por el CONICET y la UNLP.
SUPERINA M y MIEMBROS DEL EDENTATE SPECIALIST GROUP.