Sentence Examples

  • It differs from typical rats of the genus Mus by its broader incisors, and the less distinct cusps on the molars.
  • When the summits of these are worn by mastication their surfaces present circles of dentine surrounded by a border of enamel, and as attrition proceeds different patterns are produced by the union of the bases of the cusps, a trefoil form being characteristic of some species.
  • Presence of from four to five sharp cusps or tubercles on the crown of the molars.
  • Molars in general characters resembling those of Sarcophilus, but of more simple form, the cusps being less distinct and not so sharply pointed.
  • In the lower jaw the molars more compressed, with longer cusps; the last not notably smaller than the others.

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