Definition of Heterodont. Meaning of Heterodont. Synonyms of Heterodont

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Definition of Heterodont

Heterodont
Heterodont Het"er*o*dont, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ?, ? a tooth.] (Anat.) Having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars, as in man; -- opposed to homodont.
Heterodont
Heterodont Het"er*o*dont, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any animal with heterodont dentition.

Meaning of Heterodont from wikipedia

- a heterodont (from Gr****, meaning 'different teeth') is an animal which possesses more than a single tooth morphology. In vertebrates, heterodont pertains...
- Rudists are a group of extinct box-, tube- or ring-shaped marine heterodont bivalves belonging to the order Hippuritida that arose during the Late Jur****ic...
- its own genus in 2021. Kyhyty**** was a mid-sized ophthalmosaurian with heterodont dentition and several adaptations suggesting that it was a macrpredatory...
- is characteristic of the Chamidae, the jewel boxes. Chamidae hinge The heterodont hinge has two to three wedge-shaped cardinal teeth set in the center near...
- dentition, whereas those whose teeth differ morphologically are said to have heterodont dentition. The dentition of animals with two successions of teeth (deciduous...
- pairs of long and slender teeth to each side of both jaws. Dentition is heterodont, meaning that the teeth differ in shape and length, with differing functions...
- of a duck. The teeth vary greatly between different genera. Many have heterodont dentitions that vary in shape across the jaw. Often, there are large canine-like...
- collected by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden. The teeth of Deinodon were slightly heterodont, and the holotype of Aublysodon can probably be ****igned to Deinodon....
- extinct group that contains primarily small-bodied Cretaceous taxa with heterodont dentition. Neosuchia includes the extant crocodylians and basal taxa,...
- premolar and the first lower molar teeth. Like most mammals the dentition is heterodont in nature, though in some species like the aardwolf (Proteles cristata)...