Edentata

noun plural
Eden·​ta·​ta | \ ˌē-ˌden-ˈtät-ə How to pronounce Edentata (audio) , -ˈtāt- How to pronounce Edentata (audio) \

Medical Definition of Edentata

: an order of the major taxon Eutheria comprising mammals with few or no teeth and including the sloths, armadillos, and New World anteaters and formerly also the pangolins and the aardvark

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“Edentata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Edentata. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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