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    Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

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    AuthorPeter S. Ungar
    ISBN9780199670598
    Published LanguageEnglish
    Publication Year2014
    PublisherOxford University Press
    BindingPaperback
    Pages144
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    Presents the story of teeth – from the earliest tooth-bearing fishes hundreds of millions of years ago through amphibians, reptiles and, ultimately, mammals
    Considers the anatomy and variety of teeth and the important role they play
    Explores the variety of tooth forms in living animals
    An ideal introduction to students of zoology, anthropology, and dentistry courses
    Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series – over six million copies sold worldwide

    About the author
    Peter S. Ungar received his PhD in Anthropological Sciences from Stony Brook University and taught Gross Anatomy in the medical schools at Johns Hopkins and Duke before moving to the University of Arkansas, where he now serves as Distinguished Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anthropology. He has written or co-authored more than 125 scientific papers on ecology and evolution for books and journals including Science, Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, and authored the book Mammal Teeth: Origin, Evolution, and Diversity (John Hopkins University Press), which won the 2010 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers for the best book in the biological sciences.

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    Weight0.122 kg
    Dimensions17.02 × 10.67 × 0.51 cm
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