gomphodont

adjective
gom·​pho·​dont | \ ˈgäm(p)fəˌdänt \

Definition of gomphodont

: having the teeth implanted in sockets

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History and Etymology for gomphodont

Greek gomphos + English -odont

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“Gomphodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gomphodont. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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