Definition of Acrodonts

1. Noun. (plural of acrodont) ¹



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Definition of Acrodonts

1. acrodont [n] - See also: acrodont

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrodonts

acrocoracoid processes
acrocoracoids
acrocyanoses
acrocyanosis
acrocyanotic
acrodactylum
acrodermatitis
acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans
acrodermatitis continua
acrodermatitis enteropathica
acrodermatitis hiemalis
acrodermatitis perstans
acrodermatitis vesiculosa tropica
acrodermatosis
acrodont
acrodonts (current term)
acrodynia
acrodynic
acrodynic erythema
acrodysesthesia
acrodysostosis
acrodysplasia
acroedema
acroesthesia
acrofacial
acrofacial dysostosis
acrofacial syndrome
acrogen
acrogenic
acrogenous

Literary usage of Acrodonts

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"Hence other acrodonts are equivalent, in this respect, to the young of Uromastix, etc. The same thing occurs among the ..."

2. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... lite those of Mosasaurus, to the summit of the alveolar ridge, and thence are called ' acrodonts:' in all these lizards the maxillary and mandibular ..."

3. The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1886)
"Hence other acrodonts are equivalent, in this respect, * This variability has since been shown to exist in species of the if. ..."

4. Petrifactions and Their Teachings; Or, A Hand-book to the Gallery of Organic by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1851)
"... base of a shallow socket, (thecodonts); and 5, attached to an osseous support without sockets or an alveolar parapet (acrodonts), as in the Mosasaurus. ..."

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