shaped like a molar

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • molariform — 1. adjective Having the form of a molar tooth 2. noun A crown mammal …   Wiktionary

  • molariform — Having the form of a molar tooth. [molar (tooth) + L. forma, form] * * * mo·lar·i·form mō lar ə .fȯrm adj resembling a molar tooth esp. in shape * * * mo·lar·i·form (mo larґĭ form) shaped like a molar tooth; showing molarlike… …   Medical dictionary

  • molariform — mo·lar·i·form …   English syllables

  • molariform — mōˈlarəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: molar (I) + iform : resembling a molar tooth especially in shape …   Useful english dictionary

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  • TNM 02067 — TNM 02067 (Tanzanian National Museums specimen 02067)[Note 1] is a fragmentary fossil dentary (lower jaw) from the Cretaceous (between 146 and 66 million years ago) of Tanzania. The short, deep bone is about 19.5 mm (0.77 in) long …   Wikipedia

  • Carnivora — Taxobox name = Carnivora fossil range = Paleocene to Recent image width = 190px image caption = American Badger regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia infraclassis = Eutheria superordo = Laurasiatheria ordo = Carnivora ordo… …   Wikipedia

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