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Having the teeth attached by their sides to the inner side of the jaw, as in some lizards.
A lizard with pleurodont teeth.
1. (Zoology) (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 acrodont1
2. (Zoology) having pleurodont teeth: pleurodont lizards.
(Zoology) an animal having pleurodont teeth
1. having the teeth fused to the inner edge of the jaw.n.
2. a pleurodont lizard.