acrodont tooth

акродонтный зуб

English-russian biological dictionary. 2013.

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  • Acrodont — is a formation of the teeth whereby the teeth are consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge of the jaw without sockets. [Plough, F. H. et al. (2002) Vertebrate Life , 6th Ed. Prentice Hall Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ. ISBN 0130412481]… …   Wikipedia

  • Acrodont — Ac ro*dont, n. [Gr. a kros summit + odoy s, odo ntos, a tooth.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge. a. Of or pertaining to the acrodonts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acrodont — Tooth attachment in some lower vertebrates (mainly fish) in which the teeth rest on the edge of the jaw bone rather than in sockets or alveoli. [acro + G. odous, tooth] …   Medical dictionary

  • acrodont — type of tooth ankylosed to the jaw along the midline of the jawbone, rather than to the inner edge, the condition in most fishes. Attachment is by connective collagenous tissue with impregnated calcium salts and, in maxillary and mandibular teeth …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • acrodont —   a. (of a tooth) fused with the jaw; having such teeth …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • lizard — /liz euhrd/, n. 1. any of numerous scaly reptiles of the suborder Sauria, order Squamata, typically having a moderately elongate body, a tapering tail, and two pairs of legs held outward from the body, comprising mostly terrestrial and burrowing… …   Universalium

  • ac|ro|dont — «AK ruh dont», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. attached by the base to the edge of the jawbone, without sockets: »acrodont teeth. 2. having teeth so attached. –n. an acrodont animal. Some lizards are acrodonts. ╂[< Greek ákros tip + odoús, odóntos… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Interdental plate — The interdental plate refers to the bone filled mesial distal region between the teeth. [cite journal| url=http://www.bioone.org/perlserv/?request=get document doi=10.1671%2F0272 4634(2006)26%5B138%3ATSHITC%5D2.0.CO%3B2 | title=TOOTH SOCKET… …   Wikipedia

  • dens acrodontis — (plural dentes acrodontes)) acrodont (type of tooth ankylosed to the jaw along the midline of the jawbone, rather than to the inner edge, the condition in most fishes. Attachment is by connective collagenous tissue with impregnated calcium salts… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • -odont — adjective combining form Etymology: Greek odont , odous tooth having teeth of a (specified) nature < acrodont > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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