mesodont definition

  • adjective:
    • Having teeth of moderate dimensions.
    • Having teeth of modest dimensions.
  • others:
    • In anthropology, having medium-sized teeth: as, the mesodont events.
    • In zoology, regarding the Mesodonta, or having their particular figures.
    • In craniometry, having a dental index between 42 and 44.
  • noun:
    • In entomology, certainly one of a group of stagbeetles which may have, like the amphiodonts, a mandibular development intermediate between the teleodont and priodont types.
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