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polyphyodont

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈfaɪəʊˌdɒnt) /
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adjective
having many successive sets of teeth, as fishes and other lower vertebratesCompare diphyodont
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Word Origin for polyphyodont

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