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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

- fish. Functionally, acrodont tooth implantation may be related to strong bite force. Squamata: Within squamate reptiles, acrodont tooth implantation is...
- sockets. There are, however, other animals that have acrodont dentition such as tuataras. Usually acrodonts are divided into two families Chamaeleonidae and...
- of bone, as seen in crocodilians, dinosaurs and mammals, and opposed to Acrodont and Pleurodont dentition seen in Squamate reptiles. Notably, this appears...
- 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...
- 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...
- the lower jaw. The dentition of most rhynchocephalians is described as acrodont (the condition where the teeth are attached to the crest of the jaw bone...
- 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...
- chameleons and agamids. Modern acrodontans are characterized by their acrodont dentition, meaning that their teeth implant along the margins of the jaws...
- between the eyes, the interorbital septum, is present. Its dentition is acrodont; the teeth are compressed, triangular, and more or less distinctly tricuspid...