diphyodont

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adjective di·phy·odont \(ˌ)dī-ˈfī-ə-ˌdänt\

Definition of diphyodont

  1. :  marked by the successive development of deciduous and permanent sets of teeth

Origin and Etymology of diphyodont

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1854


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diphyodont

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adjective di·phy·odont \(ˈ)dī-ˈfī-ə-ˌdänt\

Medical Definition of diphyodont

  1. :  marked by the successive development of deciduous and permanent sets of teeth <humans are diphyodont mammals> <a diphyodont dentition>—compare monophyodont, polyphyodont


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diphyodont

noun di·phy·odont

Medical Definition of diphyodont

  1. :  a diphyodont animal


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