Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 50 - Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption - 50.2 - Diverse Adaptations Support Ingestion and Digestion of Food - 50.2 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1079: 2


Herbivores have many strong molars that are designed to crush and grind tough plant material. Carnivores have sharp canines that are fit for tearing and slicing flesh. Omnivores have a diverse array of teeth that are appropriate for their diverse diets, including molars, canines and incisors.

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