n.1.(Zool.) A member of a group of South American blood-sucking bats, of the genera Desmodus and Diphylla. See Vampire.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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edentula is desmodont usually lacking well defined teeth [8].
While desmodont dentition, very small or completely absent teeth, in A.