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mesodont

[ mez-uh-dont, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˈmɛz əˌdɒnt, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə- /
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adjective

having medium-sized teeth.

Nearby words

mesocranic, mesocratic, mesocyclone, mesoderm, mesodiastolic, mesodont, mesodontism, mesoduodenum, mesoepididymis, mesogastrium, mesogenic
Also mes·o·don·tic.

Origin of mesodont

First recorded in 1880–85; mes- + -odont
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mesodont

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

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith