(of most mammals) having teeth of different types: Compare homodont
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How to use heterodont in a sentence
The teeth are markedly heterodont and diphyodont, and the molars have broad crowns with tuberculated or ridged surfaces.
The Primates have a diphyodont and heterodont dentition, generally of an omnivorous type, with cheek teeth adapted for grinding.
Hence according to Kkenthal, who described these structures, the Cetacean dentition was originally heterodont.
In the extinct Squalodon the dentition is decidedly heterodont, and the molars have two roots.
The Insectivora are diphyodont and heterodont, having well-developed rooted teeth.