diphyodont

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

Definition of diphyodont

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

Origin and Etymology of diphyodont

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diphyodont

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

medical Definition of diphyodont

: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

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medical Definition of diphyodont

:a diphyodont animal

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