Calcification of Deciduous Teeth in Rhesus Monkeys

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Science  05 Jun 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3623, pp. 1243-1244
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3623.1243


The rhesus monkey probably has the same sequence of calcification of deciduous teeth as man: central incisor, first molar, lateral incisor, cuspid, and second molar. Initial calcification of the deciduous molar cusps is somewhat similar to that of man.