Heterodont Het"er*o*dont, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any animal with heterodont dentition. [1913 Webster]

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  • heterodont — HETERODÓNT, Ă, heterodonţi, te, adj., s.m. (Animal) care are dinţii diferenţiaţi în canini, incisivi, molari etc. – Din fr. hétérodont. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  heterodónt adj. m., s. m., pl. heterodónţi; …   Dicționar Român

  • 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heterodónt — heißen Tiere mit ungleichartiger Bezahnung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Heterodónt — (grch.) heißen Wirbeltiergebisse mit verschiedenen Arten von Zähnen, wie die der meisten Säugetiere …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Heterodont — The anatomical term heterodont (from Greek, meaning different teeth ) refers to animals which possess more than a single tooth morphology. For example, members of the Synapsida (which includes mammals) generally possess incisors, canines (… …   Wikipedia

  • heterodont — Having teeth of varying shapes, such as those of humans and the majority of mammals, in contrast to homodont. [hetero + G. odous, tooth] * * * het·er·odont het ər ə .dänt adj having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars… …   Medical dictionary

  • heterodont — I. nt adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary heter + odont 1. : having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars heterodont mammals man is heterodont opposed to …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterodont — 1. adjective Having teeth of different types (like most mammals) 2. noun a) A heterodont animal b) A North American snake of the genus Heterodon …   Wiktionary

  • Heterodont — Heterodontie (Anisodontie) ist die Bezeichnung für das Vorhandensein verschiedenartig ausgebildeter Zahngruppen in einem Gebiss. Dieses ist typisch für Säugetiere, so haben diese meistens Schneidezähne, Eckzähne, Prämolaren und Molaren. Das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • heterodont — more than one type of teeth within the same fish, e.g. Anarhichadidae, Heterodontus. Dignathic heterodonty has teeth differing in the upper and lower jaws, monognathic heterodonty within one jaw …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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