diphyodont definition

  • adjective:
    • Having two successive sets of teeth, deciduous and permanent.
    • Having two successive units of teeth (deciduous and permanent), one succeeding the other.
    • Having two successive sets of teeth (deciduous and permanent), one succeeding the other; ; -- opposed to monophyodont.
    • Having two consecutive sets of teeth, deciduous and permanent.
    • Having two consecutive sets of teeth (deciduous and permanent), one succeeding another.
    • Having two consecutive units of teeth (deciduous and permanent), one succeeding the other; ; -- against monophyodont.
  • noun:
    • Any animal with two successive sets of teeth.
    • A mammal that has two units of teeth.
    • Any creature with two consecutive units of teeth.
    • A mammal which includes two sets of teeth.
  • others:
    • Having two units of teeth, as a mammal; developing in two sets, as teeth: used both towards system of dentition and the pets which may have such something: opposed to monophyodont and polyphyodont. See II.
    • Having two units of teeth, as a mammal; growing in 2 sets, as teeth: used both towards system of dentition also to the pets which may have these types of a method: opposed to monophyodont and polyphyodont. See II.

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