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An order of mammals which comprises only the aardvark.
- ‘This group includes modern Proboscidea, Sirenia (dugongs and manatees), Hyracoidea, Afrosoricida (tenrecs and golden moles), Tubulidentata, and Macroscelidea (elephant shrews).’
- ‘Among the remaining orders, rate differences were mostly not significant; only Chiroptera evolved faster than Artiodactyla and Tubulidentata, whereas Cetacea evolved faster than Artiodactyla.’
- ‘The orders Hyracoidea, Macroscelides, Sirenia, Proboscidea, and Tubulidentata were grouped into a single clade called Afrotheria.’
Modern Latin (plural), from tubule + Greek odous, odont- tooth.
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