[ploo r-uh-dont] /ˈplʊər əˌdɒnt/
fused or attached to the inner edge of the jaw, as a tooth.
having teeth so fused or attached, as certain lizards.
a pleurodont animal.
(of the teeth of some reptiles) having no roots and being fused by their lateral sides only to the inner surface of the jawbone See also acrodont (sense 1)
having pleurodont teeth: pleurodont lizards
an animal having pleurodont teeth
[ploo r-uh-din-ee-uh] /ˌplʊər əˈdɪn i ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. pain in the chest or side. 2. Also called epidemic pleurodynia, devil’s grip. an epidemic disease caused by a coxsackievirus, characterized by sudden chest pain, mild fever, and recurrence on the third day of these symptoms. /ˌplʊərəʊˈdaɪnɪə/ noun 1. pain in the muscles between the ribs […]
- Pleuroesophageal muscle
pleuroesophageal muscle pleu·ro·e·soph·a·ge·al muscle (plur’ō-ĭ-sŏf’ə-jē’əl) n. Any of the muscular fasciculi that arise from the mediastinal pleura and reinforce the musculature of the esophagus.
pleurogenic pleu·ro·gen·ic (plur’ə-jěn’ĭk) or pleu·rog·e·nous (plu-rŏj’ə-nəs) adj. Of pleural origin; beginning in the pleura.
[ploo-roj-uh-nuh s] /plʊˈrɒdʒ ə nəs/ adjective 1. Anatomy. pertaining to or originating from the pleura. 2. Botany. occurring on the side of a structure or body.