having rootless teeth fastened to the alveolar ridge of the jaws.
Trogonophis, Pachycalamus and Agamodon of Africa are all acrodont; the other genera are pleurodont.
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The teeth are large and acrodont, and occur on the pterygoids as well as on the jaws.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
(of the teeth of some reptiles) having no roots and being fused at the base to the margin of the jawbones See also pleurodont (sense 1)
having acrodont teeth
acrodont ac·ro·dont (āk’rə-dŏnt’)
Having teeth attached to the edge of the jawbone without sockets.
adjective (of the veins of a leaf) running parallel to the edges of the leaf and fusing at the tip Also acrodromous (əˈkrɒdrəməs)
acrodynia acrodynia ac·ro·dyn·ia (āk’rō-dĭn’ē-ə) n. A syndrome in children and infants caused by mercury poisoning, characterized by erythema of the extremities, chest, and nose, polyneuritis, and gastrointestinal disorders. Also called dermatopolyneuritis, erythredema, pink disease, Swift’s disease. A syndrome associated with ingestion of mercury by adults, characterized by photophobia, sweating, and tachycardia.
acrodysostosis acrodysostosis ac·ro·dys·os·to·sis (āk’rō-dĭs’ŏs-tō’sĭs) n. A disorder marked by abnormally small hands and feet, facial changes, and mental retardation.
acrodysplasia acrodysplasia ac·ro·dys·pla·sia (āk’rō-dĭs-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə) n. See acrocephalosyndactyly.