homodont


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homodont

(ˈhəʊməˌdɒnt)
adj
(Zoology) (of most nonmammalian vertebrates) having teeth that are all of the same type. Compare heterodont
[C19: from homo- + -odont]
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Given that there are no posterior small alveoli in premaxilla (Gomez-Perez and Noe, 2017: Text-fig 3B), the regularity of the posterior premaxillary dentition [132] was scored as homodont [0], and not heterodont as mentioned by Gomez-Perez and Noe (2017).
"Odontocetes generally use a ram or suction feeding approach to capture fish prey between their jaws that have pointed, homodont teeth, and use their tongues to orient the fish to be swallowed whole, head-first, without mastication or significant prey handling."