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Adaptations of vertebrates 16/03/2007 11:35:00 Some Dental Adaptations Dentition o an animal’s assortment of teeth o structural variation reflecting diet o specialized dentition in vertebrates o nonmammalian vertebrates generally have less specialized dentition poisonous snakes have fangs hollow grooved Dentition and diet
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(a) Carnivores generally have pointed incisors and canines that  can be used to kill prey and rip or cut away pieces of flesh The jagged premolars and molars crush and shred food. (b) Herbivorous mammals have ridged surfaces that grind tough  plant material. The incisors and canines are generally modified  for biting off pieces of vegetation.  In some herbivorous mammals, canines are absent. (c) Humans, omnivores adapted for eating both vegetation and 
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