... humans, digestion begins in the mouth where food is chewed with the teeth
. The process stimulates exocrine glands in the mouth to release ... esophagus ) while birds may develop a gizzard (or a stomach that acts as teeth
and mechanically digests food). A herbivore may have a cecum that ...
coarse-toothed: with large teeth
glandular toothed: with teeth
that bear glands.
denticulate: finely toothed
doubly toothed: each ... such as Humulus (hop).
serrate: saw-toothed with asymmetrical teeth
pointing forward, such as Urtica (nettle)
serrulate: finely serrate
Other anatomic terms (not classified):
... modification, for which vitamin C is required. This is related to why vitamin C deficiencies can cause scurvy , a disease that leads to loss of teeth
and easy bruising caused by a reduction in strength of connective tissue due to a lack of or defective collagen.
The white collagen that makes up ...
... . A vestigial organ or structure may exist with little or no purpose in one organism, though they have a clear purpose in others. The human wisdom teeth
and appendix are common examples.
Genetic sequence evidence
Comparison of the genetic sequence of organisms reveals that organisms that are ...
... Examples of fibrous joints are:
Cranial sutures , joining the bones of the cranium .
Gomphoses , the joints between the roots of the teeth
and their sockets (or alveoli ) in maxilla and mandible .
See also: condyloprotector , arthritis .
... trip on the Beagle and examined petrified forests in Patagonia. Thomas Jefferson took a keen interest in mammoth bones. Besides looking at mammal teeth
and digging up penguins , George Gaylord Simpson played a crucial role in bringing together ideas from biology, paleontology, and genetics to help ...