Anterior molar -molars are the back teeth in animals used in grinding. The anterior molars are more towards the front.
Archonta - group consisting of primates, bats, tree shrews, and colugos.
Caniformia - group consisting of dogs, bears, raccoons, weasels, and seals.
Creodonts - first thought to be ancestors of carnivorous mammals. They ranged from wolf-like to mongoose-like mammals.
Edentates - group consisting of anteaters, sloths, and armadillos.
Evolutionary convergence - independent evolution to a very similar body form in distantly related lineages.
Feliforma - group consisting of cats, hyenas, civets, and mongooses.
Glires - group consisting of rodents, rabbits, and elephant shrews.
Insectivora - group consisting of moles, shrews, and hedgehogs.
Landbridge - isolated continents with limited connections between them.
Mandibular flanges - rim of lower jaw of mammals.
Phalanx - compact mass banded together for a common purpose.
Paleopathology - study of past bodily disease, infection, or injury.
Premolar - tooth nearer to the front of the mouth than molars.
Ungulates - the hoofed mammals including whales.