acrodont

Type: Term Pronunciation: ak′rō-dont Definitions: 1. Tooth attachment in some lower vertebrates (mainly fish) in which the teeth rest on the edge of the jaw bone rather than in sockets or alveoli.
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acrodont

[n] - an animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
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Acrodont

Ac'ro·dont noun [ Greek 'a`kros summit + 'odoy`s , 'odo`ntos , a tooth.] (Zoology) One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge. -- adjective Of or pertaining to the acrodonts.
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acrodont

noun an animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
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Acrodont

• (n.) One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the acrodonts.
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acrodont

acrodont 1. Having the teeth attached to the upper surface of the jaw rather than encased in a socket, a condition seen in many lizards and fish. 2. The teeth of some reptiles that have no roots and are joined to the jawbone.
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Acrodont

Acrodont is a formation of the teeth whereby the teeth are consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge of the jaw without sockets. The term also refers to species of reptiles that have such a formation. This formation is common in the order Squamata, with the only other teeth formation in this order being pleurodont. Acrodontal tooth attach...
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