Definition of Acrodont. Meaning of Acrodont. Synonyms of Acrodont

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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 tooth implantation is a formation of the teeth whereby the teeth are located at the summit of the alveolar ridge of the jaw without sockets. Functionally...
- Acrodonts are a subclade of iguanian squamates consisting almost entirely of Old World taxa. Extant representation include the families Chamaeleonidae...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- to a membrane of body tissue and allowed the lizard to glide. It was an acrodont lizard, and a cladistic analysis indicates it was grouped with iguanians...
- between the eyes, the interorbital septum, is present. Its dentition is acrodont; the teeth are compressed, triangular, and more or less distinctly tricuspid...
- name, which means "Phrynosoma mimic". Like other priscagamids it has an acrodont dentition, meaning that its teeth grow from the margins of the jaws rather...
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