polyodon definition

  • noun:
    • In ichthyology, a genus of selachostomous fishes, known as by Lacépède in 1798, the kind of the household Polyodontidæ, having many teeth crowded in bandlike public during childhood of their people, these teeth being lost at readiness. P. spatula is a good example. Also known as Spatularia. See slices under paddle-fish.
    • In conchology, a genus of pulmonate gastropods.
    • type genus associated with Polyodontidae

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