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mesodont

[mez-uh-dont, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
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adjective
  1. having medium-sized teeth.
Also mes·o·don·tic.

Origin of mesodont

First recorded in 1880–85; mes- + -odont
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Historical Examples

  • Priodont: applied to those forms of male Lucanids that have the smallest mandibles: see teleodont, mesodont, amphiodont.

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