Sentence Examples

  • Two other points in connexion with mammalian osteology may be noticed.
  • Wortman, "On the Osteology of Agriochoerus," Bull.
  • Thomson, "Osteology of Veddahs," in Journ.
  • Although the present article does not discuss mammalian osteology in general (for which see Vertebrata), it is interesting to notice in this connexion that the primitive condition of the mammalian tympanum apparently consisted merely of a small and incomplete bony ring, with, at most, an imperfect ventral wall to the tympanic cavity, and that a close approximation to this original condition still persists in the monotremes, especially Ornithorhynchus.
  • " Osteology of Gallinaceous Birds," T.Z.S., v., 1863; " Rhinochetus," ibid.