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Definition of the noun rodentia
What does rodentia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- small gnawing animals: porcupines; rats; mice; squirrels; marmots; beavers; gophers; voles; hamsters; guinea pigs; agoutis
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Rodentia: order Rodentia
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: Eutheria / subclass Eutheria = all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
- gnawer / rodent = relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
- suborder Myomorpha / Myomorpha = true rats and mice and related rodents
- suborder Hystricomorpha / Hystricomorpha = an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas
- suborder Sciuromorpha / Sciuromorpha = large more or less primitive rodents: squirrels; marmots; gophers; beavers
- naked mole rat = fetal-looking colonial rodent of East Africa; neither mole nor rat
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A Handbook with Tests by Ian Q. Whishaw, Bryan Kolb
The order Rodentia is the most abundant of all of the mammalian orders, numbering close to 2000 species. Rodents are found on every continent, except Antarctica, and account for almost half of all placental mammals. They are readily ...
by Tata Mcgraw-Hill
Rodentia is an order of gnawing mammals, has a pair of large sharp chisel- shaped incisors in each jaw and without canines. They include rats, mice, guinea pigs, squirrels etc. • Digitigrade locomotion means walking on the toes or fingers with ...
Zoology. 2nd ser by Linnean Society of London
The most interesting brain among the Rodentia is that of Dolichotis. In addition to the typical orbital and ...
Zoology by Linnean Society of London
The most 7 Of interesting brain among the Rodentia is that of Dolichotis. In addition to the typical orbital and ...
by Fiona Reid
The Rodentia is the largest order of mammals, with nearly 2300 species worldwide. More than 40% of all mammalian species belong to this order. Additional species of small rodents may be described in the future, especially in the Neotropics, ...
Introduction to Agronomy (2016)
Land management, Land management by CTI Reviews
Rodents: Rodentia is an order of mammals also known as.
Anthropology, Anthropology by CTI Reviews
Rodents: Rodentia is an order of mammals also known as.
by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
in which the vitel- lus or yolk enters the body from the ventral side, establishes the 10 orders primate*, cheiroptera, insectivora, rodentia, camivora, edentata, ...
A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge
RODENTIA, an order of mammals characterized by the chisel shape of the incisors, adapted for gnawing the hard vegetable substances upon which they principally feed, such as the wood and bark of trees, hard-shelled nuts, and occasionally ...
by George Ripley
in which the vitellus or yolk enters the body from the ventral side, establishes the ten orders primates, cheiroptera, insectivora, rodentia, ...
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
the Rodentia, have the digits differing little from those of the Carnivora; but they want the laniary teeth, and have the incisors of a form and disposition altogether peculiar to themselves. “To these ...
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
l MARMOTS CLASS Mammalia order Rodentia family Sciuridae geni.
A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1866)
by William Thomas Brande
the Rodentia, have the digits differing little from those of the Carnivora; but they want the laniary t<>eth, and have the incisors of a form and disposition altogether peculiar to themselves. ' To these ...
A Comprehensive Reference Work by Thomas Edward Finegan
They are distinguished by the following characteristics: the teeth are limited to molars and incisors, canines being entirely absent ; the molars have tubercu- lated or flatfish crowns, and are especially adapted for the attrition of food; Rodentia.
Oeder RODENTIA. The small size of the great majority of the species of this order leads ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1895)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
Rodentia. Agriochmridas. Leporidze. Agriochoerus antiquus. Palaeolagus haydeni. major. Cnstol'idaa. latifrons. Palmocastor nebrascensis. Csmelidze. Muridze. Poebrothorium wilsoni. Eumys slogans. Protomeryx halli. Insectivorn. Noschidae ...
by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori
organs instrumenta cibaria _* mouthparts instrumenta cibaria libera _* biting mouthparts instrumenta cibaria mordentia _* biting mouthparts instrumenta cibaria pungentio-suctoria _* piercing-sucking mouthparts instrumento cibaria rodentia ...
—RODENTIA. — Rodentia.
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