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acrodont (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to teeth attached to the upper surface of the jaw rather than encased in a socket: Acrodont is a condition seen in many lizards and fish.
acrodont (s) (noun), acrodonts (pl)
One type of lizard that has teeth stuck to the top of the alveolar ridge: An acrodont can refer to certain kinds of lizards or to some kinds of snakes that have no roots to their teeth which are joined to the jawbones.
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