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Study of mammals.

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Biology; Mammalogy

In zoology, mammalogy is the study of mammals – a class of vertebrates with characteristics such as homeothermic metabolism, fur, four-chambered hearts, and complex nervous systems. Mammalogy has ...


Biology; Mammalogy

The posterior teeth in the upper and lower jaws that are nondeciduous.


Biology; Mammalogy

the anteriormost pair of middorsal bones forming the roof of the nasal passage

nasal septum

Biology; Mammalogy

A thin, median, vertical partition of bone that divides the nasal cavity into right and left halves.


Biology; Mammalogy

The bone surrounding the foramen magnum and bearing the occipital condyles. Formed from 4 embryonic elements, the basioccipital below, 2 exoccipitals, and the supraoccipital above.

occipital condyle

Biology; Mammalogy

A knob on either side of the foramen magnum that articulates with the first vertebra.


Biology; Mammalogy

The hinder portion of the skull above the foramen magnum.

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