- adjusted for tearing apart skin: carnassial teeth.
- adjusted to eating flesh.
- (of a tooth) adjusted for shearing flesh
- A tooth adapted for tearing aside flesh, especially one of the last top premolar or very first reduced molar teeth in carnivorous animals.
- the teeth employed by a carnivore for shearing skin, becoming the last upper premolar and the first reduced molar.
- A sectorial tooth; the last upper premolar or initially reduced molar tooth of the Carnivora which have a typically carnivorous dentition, once the family pet.
- Sectorial; adapted for cutting and ripping skin: put on the specific trenchant or cutting molar or premolar for the Carnivora.
Sentence for "carnassial"
- The incisors are somewhat larger than,…
Equivalent for "carnassial"