Sentence Examples with the word Hesperornis

The swimming Hesperornis (see Odontornithes) was also devoid of such a structure.

In Colymbus the patella is reduced to a small ossicle, its function being taken by the greatly developed pyramidal processus tibialis anterior; in Podiceps and Hesperornis the patella itself is large and pyramidal.

In length, as afterwards appeared) having some affinity, it was thought, to the Colymbidae were described under the name of Hesperornis regalis, and a few months later (iv.

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Two years more and the originally found Hesperornis was discovered also to have teeth, but these were inserted in a groove.