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Macrodont
Macrodont Mac"ro*dont, a. [Macro- + Gr. ?, ?, a tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) Having large teeth. -- n. A macrodont animal.

Meaning of Acrodont from wikipedia

- 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...
- of bone, as seen in crocodilians, dinosaurs and mammals, and opposed to Acrodont and Pleurodont dentition seen in Squamate reptiles. This morphology was...
- Acrodonts are a subclade of iguanian squamates consisting entirely of Old World taxa. Extant representation include the families Chamaeleonidae (chameleons)...
- the rear. Most species are pleurodont, though agamids and chameleons are acrodont. The tongue can be extended outside the mouth, and is often long. In the...
- agamids and are currently restricted to the Old World. Gueragama is the only acrodont known from South America, providing evidence that the group once ranged...
- amphibians exhibit teeth that have a slight attachment to the jaw or acrodont teeth. Acrodont teeth exhibit limited connection to the dentary and have little...
- agamids is their teeth, which are borne on the outer rim of their mouths (acrodonts), rather than on the inner side of their jaws (pleurodonts). This feature...
- iguanians called Acrodonta, members of which are characterized by an "acrodont" dentition in which the teeth grow from the margins of the jaws. However...
- lower temporal bar, which separates it from other species as well as its acrodont dentition and overhanging pair of incisor-like teeth. Tooth shape was originally...
- (2018). "The Permian reptile Opisthodontosaurus carrolli: a model for acrodont tooth replacement and dental ontogeny". Journal of Anatomy. 232 (3): 371–382...
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