A PROPOSAL FOR A STANDARD TERMINOLOGY OF ANATOMICAL NOTATION AND ORIENTATION IN FOSSIL VERTEBRATE DENTITIONS

@inproceedings{Smith2003APF,
  title={A PROPOSAL FOR A STANDARD TERMINOLOGY OF ANATOMICAL NOTATION AND ORIENTATION IN FOSSIL VERTEBRATE DENTITIONS},
  author={Joshua B. Smith and Peter Dodson},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract There is little consistency in the notation and orientation terminology used in discussions of non-mammalian fossil vertebrate dentitions. The standardization of this terminology, as done in the medical and dental sciences, would facilitate all future research on fossil teeth. For mammals, we recommend following convention, where incisors, canines, premolars, and molars are abbreviated as In, Cn, Pn, and Mn (n = tooth number) in upper jaws and as in, cn, pn, and mn in lower jaws. Right… 

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