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Definition of the noun acrodont
What does acrodont mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acrodonts
- 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?
- having teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge
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The 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 ...
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 ...
A 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, ...
A 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 ...
The 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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