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Definition of the noun acrodont

What does acrodont mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acrodonts

  1. an animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets

Definition of the adjective acrodont

What does acrodont mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1891)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

ee cut under acrodont. wardet (vär'det), n. form of verdict. Halliwell. War alet (vär'ding-gāl), n. of farthingale. Or, if they [stiff ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

In the Old World lizards the teeth are planted along the top of the ridge of the jaw (acrodont), while in the New World species thej' are fastened to the inner side of the ridge (pleurodont). In one American genus (Teius), the teeth of the young are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

acrodont Applied to the condition in which the teeth are fused to the bones. Compare THECODONT; PLEURODONT. Acroechinoidea (subphylum *Echinozoa, class *Echinoidea) A taxonomic rank, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

aconite acquired immunodeficiency syndrome acrodont acrodynia acromegaly acrosclerosis acrylic (polymethylmethacrylate) resin Actinobacillus actinomycetem comitans Actinomyces actinomycosis action potential actisite® activator active ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

Dentition acrodont. No fold of the skin along the sides. Tropical and subtropical America. Genera: Tejus, Callopistes, Ameiva, Cnemidophorus, Dicrodon, Acrantus, Centropyx, Crocodilurus, Ada, Custa. Family 3. Lacertidm. — Scutellation as in ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1D2O1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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