lox-, loxo- +
(Greek: slanting, oblique)
The name describes the pattern of the infolding of the dentine and enamel of the teeth, which are often the only part of the creatures that fossilize.
It is normal in newborn babies, but it should stop by the time the baby is six moths old. Loxophthalmus beyond the newborn period may be caused by a blow on the head, disease, heredity, or other conditions.
Characterized by skin lesions, fever, and severe gastrointestinal disturbances; and may even be fatal.