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diphyodont

[dif-ee-uh-dont] /ˈdɪf i əˌdɒnt/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having two successive sets of teeth, as most mammals.
Origin of diphyodont
1850-1855
1850-55; < Greek diphy(ḗs) double, twofold (di- di-1 + -phyēs, derivative of phyḗ growth, nature, derivative of phȳ́ein to produce, grow) + -odont
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diphyodont

/ˈdɪfɪəʊˌdɒnt/
adjective
1.
having two successive sets of teeth, as mammals (including man) Compare polyphyodont
Word Origin
C19: from Greek diphuēs double (see diphycercal) + -odont
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diphyodont in Medicine

diphyodont di·phy·o·dont (dī-fī'ə-dŏnt')
adj.
Developing two successive sets of teeth, one deciduous and one permanent, as in humans. n.
A diphyodont animal.

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