acrodont


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acrodont

[′ak·rə‚dänt]
(anatomy)
Having teeth fused to the edge of the supporting bone.
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Agamidae and Chamaeleonidae are two large and widespread Acrodont families.
In Opluridae from Madagascar and Comore islands, the monotypic genus Chalarodon and some species of Oplurus keep a rather simple supraocular pattern reminiscent of Acrodont scutellations.