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lagomorph’s jaw: rabbitclick to hear

lagomorph’s jaw: rabbit premaxilla palatine maxilla incisor diastema premolar molar mandible

premaxilla click to hear

Bone forming the anterior portion of the upper jaw.

palatine click to hear

Fine bone of the maxilla; the horizontal portion forms the roof of the mouth.

maxilla click to hear

Toothed bone forming, with the premaxilla, the upper jaw.

incisor click to hear

Flat, constantly growing tooth with a single root; it is located in the front of the jaw and used for cutting up plants.

diastema click to hear

Space between the incisors and the premolars due to the absence of canines.

premolar click to hear

Tooth usually with a single root; it is located behind the diastema and used for grinding.

molar click to hear

Large tooth with several roots; it is located at the back of the jaw behind the premolars and used to grind food.

mandible click to hear

Toothed bone forming the lower jaw.