Dentition - Teeth - Carabellis cusp on M1 maxillary on...

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12/11/10 Teeth - Carabelli’s cusp on M1 maxillary on mesial lingual (towards midline on the side of tongue): protocone => European population - Air cells: sinuses - Middle of skull: sphenoid - Heading front& ethmoid: septum of nose - Septum meets with vomer 4 forms
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12/11/10 Are the remains human? - Teeth looked at [enamel: hardest substance] - If not human, animal? What kind? ANIMAL DENTITION Eutherian: mammalian infraclass; primitive mammalian formula Formula: 3/1/4/3 * 4 = 44 teeth [I/C/PM/ M]
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12/11/10 MORPHOLOGY AND DIET Intimately related; can be inferred from dentition Form and function: how a tooth is shaped tells us what it does Bats: fruit eating & low cusped, blunted More about: Humans, Ursids
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12/11/10 DOGS/CANIDS - Canidae E.g wolves and dogs; cats too have similar pattern although they belong in order Carnivora Cranaisal tooth pattern – flesh or meat eating animal (singular teeth with large cusp) Relation between 4th upper molar and 1st lower molar sheer against one another; hone against each
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