heterodont

adjective
het·​er·​odont | \ ˈhet-ər-ə-ˌdänt How to pronounce heterodont (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterodont

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars heterodont mammals — compare homodont

heterodont

noun

Medical Definition of heterodont (Entry 2 of 2)

: any animal (as a human) with heterodont dentition

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“Heterodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterodont. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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