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British Dictionary definitions for polyphyodont

polyphyodont

adjective
  1. having many successive sets of teeth, as fishes and other lower vertebratesCompare diphyodont

Word Origin

C19: from Greek poluphuēs manifold (from polu- poly- + phuē growth) + -odont
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