Definition of Suborder odontoceti

1. Noun. Toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Odontoceti

suborder Manteodea
suborder Marginocephalia
suborder Megachiroptera
suborder Megaloptera
suborder Menotyphla
suborder Menurae
suborder Microchiroptera
suborder Mugiloidea
suborder Myomorpha
suborder Mysticeti
suborder Myxiniformes
suborder Myxinoidei
suborder Natantia
suborder Nematocera
suborder Nothosauria
suborder Odontoceti
suborder Ophidia
suborder Ornithomimida
suborder Ornithopoda
suborder Oscines
suborder Osteostraci
suborder Otides
suborder Pachycephalosaurus
suborder Percoidea
suborder Petromyzoniformes
suborder Pinnipedia
suborder Plesiosauria
suborder Prosauropoda
suborder Prosimii

Literary usage of Suborder odontoceti

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Like the sperm whale, they belong to the suborder Odontoceti, or the toothed whales. They never have, however, more than four teeth regularly implanted in ..."

2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"Suborder ODONTOCETI. Forms in which the skull has lost many of the typical mammalian features retained in the previous suborder, especially in the facial ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"Suborder ODONTOCETI. Forms in which the skull has lost many of the typical mammalian features retained in the previous suborder, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... belonging to the suborder Odontoceti, or the toothed whales. Its principal characters are as follows: The anterior pairs of ribs are joined to the ..."

5. Whale Hunting with Gun and Camera: A Naturalist's Account of the Modern by Roy Chapman Andrews (1916)
"... coarse and widely spaced—2 to 4 grooves on the throat.—no dorsal fin—greatest length, 48 feet. B. suborder odontoceti. Toothed Whales. ..."

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