heterodont definition

  • adjective:
    • Having teeth various types (similar to mammals)
    • obtaining the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars, as in man; -- opposed to homodont.
  • noun:
    • A heterodont pet
    • A North United states snake for the genus Heterodon
    • Any animal with heterodont dentition.
    • A heterodont animal.
    • just like heterodon, 2.
  • others:
    • Having different varieties of teeth; having the teeth differentiated into several distinct types, as incisors, canines, and molars: in opposition to homodont.

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