diacranterian

adjective di·a·cran·te·ri·an \ ¦dīəˌkran¦tirēən \
variants: or less commonly diacranteric \-¦terik\

Definition of diacranterian

: having the back teeth separated by an interval from the front ones
  • the hognose snake is diacranterian
opposed to syncranterian

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Origin and Etymology of diacranterian

dia- + Greek krantēres wisdom teeth + English -ian or -ic


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