from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology: Resembling an incisor tooth; incisorial: as, “lower canines incisiform,”
- More particularly, having the form or character of the incisor teeth of a rodent; gliriform, as teeth. See incisor.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Incisivosaurus – closely related to, and possibly congeneric with, Protarchaeopteryx – has a reduced compliment of teeth, all of which are restricted to the anterior parts of the jaws, and two enlarged, bunny-like incisiform teeth project from each premaxilla (image at top: widely available on the web).
Earlier I mentioned the bunny-like teeth of Incisivosaurus, and because its incisiform teeth do exhibit wear facets, they were almost certainly used in feeding.
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