Medical Dictionary

Rodentia

noun plural Ro·den·tia \ rō-ˈden-chə , -ˈdent-ē-ə \

medical Definition of Rodentia

: an order of the division Eutheria comprising relatively small gnawing mammals having a single pair of incisors in each jaw that grow from persistent pulps and bear enamel chiefly in front to produce a chisel-shaped edge

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Rodentia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!