heterodont

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adjective

het·​er·​odont ˈhet-ər-ə-ˌdänt How to pronounce heterodont (audio)
: having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars
heterodont mammals
compare homodont

heterodont

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noun

: 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 18 May. 2024.

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