from The Century Dictionary.
- Having different kinds of teeth; having the teeth differentiated into several distinct kinds, as incisors, canines, and molars: opposed to homodont.
- noun A heterodont animal.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) Any animal with heterodont dentition.
- adjective (Anat.) Having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars, as in man; -- opposed to
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- adjective zoology Having
teethof different types (like most mammals)
- noun zoology A heterodont
- noun A
North American snakeof the genusHeterodon
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hetero- + -odont
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Its most unusual feature, however, is its dentition: it was regarded by its describers as being heterodont.
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Carcharodon is actually quite heterodont: the upper jaw teeth are wider and stouter than the lower jaw teeth, the teeth decrease markedly in size towards the corners of the mouth, and the crown of the third upper jaw tooth is short compared to its neighbours, and has
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